5255 Alpine Ave NW Comstock Park, MI 49321
Ph: (616) 784-1262 / Fax: (616) 784-1234
Office Hours: 8 am - 5 pm M-Th, 8 am - 12pm F
Building Department Hours: 7 am -4:30 pm M-Th, 7 am - 12pm F

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New Ballot Drop Box
We have a new drop box for absent voter ballots and absent voter applications! It's located on the island with the two post office drop boxes. No need to get out of your car, just drop and go!

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Township Office Summer Hours
The Township Office summer hours from Memorial Day through Labor Day are:
8am - 5pm, Monday - Thursday
8am - 12pm Fridays
2024 Election Season
Absent Voter Applications for the August State Primary have been mailed. Voters who are on the Permanent AV Application list and haven't received theirs, please contact the Clerk. Ballots will start mailing Monday, July 1.

Voters who are on the Permanent Ballot list will have their ballot mailed automatically on Friday, June 28. 

For more information, please go to our Elections page.
2024 Road Construction
The 2024 road construction season will include the following (timing unknown):
Kittery Dr., Bingham Ct. and Bowdoin Pines Dr. will be milled & filled.  New water main also
Walker Ave. (7 to 8 Mile) chipseal
9 Mile Rd. (Fruit Ridge to Peach Ridge) chipseal
Stage Ave. (6 Mile to Kenowa) chip seal
Hayes St. (County line to Stage) chipseal
Traffic Safety Reporting Tool

Have you experienced a “near-miss” incident or observed repeated traffic safety issues at a certain location? Use this tool (https://www.tinyurl.com/GVMC-nearmiss) to anonymously report these traffic safety concerns! The collected information will supplement existing safety data and help us better identify and understand traffic safety issues in Kent County.  Be sure to save the link and remember to report any concerns as they arise, and as always, be safe!

Located just four miles north of downtown Grand Rapids, Alpine Township is still primarily a rural community. Perhaps that explains the warmth and friendliness that extends all the way to the Township Hall. Blending in with our agriculture is just the right amount of residential, commercial and industrial development. Learn more about Alpine Township Read More
Repair work and Permits
To ensure your property is restored safely and legally please make sure:
You hire licensed and insurance contractors.
You receive a written quote for costs of repairs.
Your contractor has references and does not ask for the cost of the project up front.
Your contractor displays your permits at the address where the work is being done.

Alpine Township is under the jurisdiction of the State of Michigan Building Codes and must adhere to those laws and construction rules.  
Employment Opportunities
Now accepting applications for paid on call Fire Fighters
Plainfield Water Infomation
Marihuana, Prohibition on Establishments & Facilities

Click here for Ordinances pertaining to Marihuana Establishments & Facilities

Alpine Twp. Fire Dept. Strategic Plan
A brief summary of the Comprehensive Alpine Twp. Fire Department Strategic Plan can be accessed by clicking here. The full document can be accessed by clicking here. The plan, completed in 2018 by McGraw Consulting Group, analyses the current staffing, education, EMS operations, apparatus, stations and  budget.   It then makes recommendations on all of those same items for the future.
Alpine Township has its own share of attractions, most notably its numerous Farm Markets. The most notable restaurant is Amore Trattoria Italiana, winner of numerous culinary awards over the past few years.

 Perrin Brewery and Taproom is another award winning facility in the Township. Fricano's Pizza once again has been voted best pizza in Michigan and attracts customers from all over.
Planning Commission Agenda
The Planning Commission agenda for July 18, 2024 can be found here.