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Shelby Township offices will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1 Shelby Township offices will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1, for the Christmas and New Year holidays. All facilities will be open Jan. 2, with regular hours. For emergencies contact the Shelby Township Police Department at 911 or at 586-731-2121 for non-emergencies.
Yard waste collection ends Dec. 14

The seasonal yard waste collection will end Dec. 14. Twigs, brush and branches must be bundled in 4-foot long or shorter groups and cannot exceed 18 inches in diameter. Individual pieces should not exceed 2 inches in diameter. Please clearly label your yard waste container if not using brown yard waste bags. Do not put stones, dirt, plastic containers, landscape timbers, brick, landscape fabric or plastic weed barriers in containers as they are not compostable.


Plastic yard waste bags will not be accepted. Weight restriction on a 32-gallon container is 50 pounds and 200 pounds for 95-gallon carts.

Township promotes safety with 6,019 feet of new sidewalks

The Shelby Township Sidewalk Committee's GAP program installs 6,019 feet of new sidewalk throughout the township. A 1,348–foot span on the north side of 24 Mile Road connects Seven Oaks Drive to the Macomb Orchard Trail. This sidewalk, in turn, provides a total span of more than 4,000 feet of sidewalk between the trail and Shelby Road.


The 2019 Sidewalk Gap Program is administered by the township’s Department of Public Works. To contact the DPW, call 586-731-5990 or email To contact the Sidewalk Committee, call the Clerk’s Office at 586-731-5102.

Eastbound 26 Mile Road closed at Stoney Creek Drive Oct. 21.-Nov. 4
Starting Oct. 21, Macomb County Department of Roads contractors will close eastbound 26 Mile Road at Stoney Creek Drive, just east of the entrance to Stony Creek Metropark. Crews should complete work by Nov. 4. The MCDR says motorists should expect long delays and seek alternate routes. For more information contact the MCDR at 586-463-8671 or visit