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Just 12 miles from Lake Huron, Watertown Township encompasses picturesque farmlands in the Thumb of Michigan located adjacent to the Sanilac County seat of Sandusky. M-46 is the northern border running east and west M-19 runs north and south through the township. Township Board meetings are normally held on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.



    Watertown Township, Sanilac County, Michigan is seeking proposals for: GPS Location, Inventory of Assets, and Video Survey of Underground Sanitary Sewer System within the township. The sewer system services 93 customers within the district with approximately 3-4 miles of sewer mains and one lift station. Send Proposals to: Watertown Township, PO Box 47, Sandusky MI 48471. The deadline for submitting proposals is December 31, 2023 at 4:00p.m. local time. Late proposals will not be considered. Watertown Township reserves the right to accept, reject or postpone any proposal. Questions: Email - William Dixon, Township Supervisor: dixonwrd@gmail.com


    Until further notice please contact James Hacker, Watertown Township Planning Commission Chairperson, regarding all Land Use Permits. Phone: 810-404-3252, Email: hfparlors@att.net.


    The Planning Commission will be meeting the third Thursday of each month going forward, beginning with April 20, 2023, rather than once every three months until further notice.


    MISS DIG is a FREE service and it is the law that you contact MISS DIG BEFORE you start digging. Please call 811 from your cell phone or go to their website www.missdig811.org BEFORE digging on your property.


    There is absolutely NO HUNTING allowed on Township Property!

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    Please be advised that NO MAIL is delivered to 2630 South Sandusky Road. Address any correspondence to: Watertown Township, PO Box 47, Sandusky, MI 48471.


    If you move into the township please send a letter with your name and address to the PO Box so township records reflect correct property owners.


    Watertown Township has been designated as a SMART RURAL COMMUNITY. What does it mean to live, work and be part of a Smart Rural Community? It started with collaboration between Highline Internet and the Township Board to bring fiber optic internet to the Township. The SRC program promotes rural broadband networks and broadband-enabled applications that rural communities can utilize to foster innovative economic development, education and health care. (Click on the Pictures tab above to view signage.)

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