Blight - Questions/Concerns about blight? email: and include "blight" in the subject line.

Golf Carts are not allowed on roadways in Silver Creek Township.  This law will be enforced.  For more information click here.

Walking in the roadway  - where sidewalks are provided, pedestrians shall not walk upon the main traveled portion of the road. If a sidewalk is not provided, they shall walk on the side of the road, against the flow of traffic (MCL 257.655) Walking against the flow of traffic allows the pedestrian to better see oncoming traffic and remain out of the roadway. Pedestrians do not have the right to block or detour the regular flow of traffic. So please practice safety for yourself and others while enjoying our beautiful area!

Property Check - Would you like your police department to check your property when you're on vacation? If so, click  here for the form, complete it and return it in person to the Silver Creek Township Hall, 32764 Dixon Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047. You can also e-mail the completed form to the Police Department:

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How to contact Silver Creek Township Police: call 269-424-3025, ext 5 or email:

Public Safety Committee

The Public Safety Committee is made up of volunteers who make recommendations to the Township Board regarding police, fire and ambulance services. Public Safety Committee members are:

John Joossens

Jean Rowe

Joe Moore

William Crawford

Jerry Lundy (chair)

Mike Grice, Chief

Public Safety Committee Minutes  1-15-2020

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​Telephone : ​269-424-3025

FAX:  269-424-3858

Mailing address: PO Box 464, Dowagiac, MI



32764 Dixon Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047


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