Shelby Township COVID-19 response policies

Shelby Township offices are open to serve you by appointment. To comply with Executive Order 2020-145, Shelby Township has limited public access to township facilities to scheduled appointments. To make an appointment with a specific township department, visit

To make an appointment at Township Hall by phone, call 586-731-5100 and follow the prompts. For questions regarding voting and elections, contact the Clerk’s Office at 586-731-5102. To schedule an appointment with the Department of Public Works, call 586-731-5990. To reach the Parks, Recreation and Maintenance Department, call 586-731-0300.

Many tasks can be handled online, over the phone or through one of the township’s drop boxes. For a list of available online services, visit or call a department 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and our staff will walk you through the best, safest way to conduct business.

These measures help us comply with the governor’s executive orders and minimize face-to-face interactions to keep our staff and community safer and slow the spread of COVID-19. For more information, visit Residents can also email township staff at for general questions.

The Shelby Township Fire Department and the Shelby Township Police Department are responding to emergency calls. Please use discretion when seeking emergency services.

Trash pick-up will continue regularly on scheduled pick-up days, and the Department of Public Works is responding to all calls. Please call 586-731-5990 concerning DPW business and dial 844-464-3587 to reach GFL Environmental for calls concerning trash pick-up.

The 37th annual Shelby Township Art Fair will be held online

The 37th annual Shelby Township Art Fair will be held online at Beginning July 29, you'll be able to browse artists, shop their collections, and vote for your favorite artist.

In addition to paintings, jewelry, wood, glass and other art forms, the art fair is also offering a coloring contest with prizes from Christian Financial Credit Union to give young residents a chance to enjoy the art fair.

The annual Recycled Art Competition is also returning in a virtual format and looking for participants. Artists can submit their work made out of recycled material until Aug. 12 for a chance to enter. Winners in three age groups, children 12 and younger, teens 13-17 and adults older than 18 can take home cash prizes while helping keep our community green. Find the entry form on

You can also participate in the art fair by voting for the "People's Choice" award. By voting, you're eligible to win a gift card from Christian Financial Credit Union.

For more info, visit and watch us count down to the opening day.

Keep water rates as low as possible by watering lawns between midnight and 5 AM
Because of the abnormally hot, dry weather, the township is seeing an extreme increase in lawn irrigation. Please remember to keep water rates as low as possible by watering your lawn between midnight and 5 a.m.

Also, please remember to adhere to the voluntary odd/even sprinkler cycle, which allows each resident to water every other day. Homeowners with an odd-numbered address should sprinkle on odd-numbered days, and residents with an even-numbered address should sprinkle on even-numbered days. For more information visit
Hazardous Waste Collection in April, electronics recycling rescheduled The new dates for the 2020 Electronics Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Collection events are Oct. 10 and Oct. 31.

Electronics Recycling will take place 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 10, 2020 at River Bends Park located at 5700 22 Mile Road. Please enter off 22 Mile Road between Shelby and Ryan roads. 

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 31, 2020 at River Bends Park, located at 5700 22 Mile Road. No electronics will be collected at this event.

For a full list of accepted items, visit the Solid Waste and Recycling Committee page.