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Important Info

TOWNSHIP OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014 FOR GOOD FRIDAY

 &

MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014

FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

AND REOPEN ON TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014

AT 8:30 A.M. 

TRASH PICKUP FOR 5/26/2014 WILL BE 5/27/2014

TRASH PICKUP FOR 5/27/2014 WILL BE 5/28/2014

TRASH PICKUP FOR 5/28/2014 WILL BE 5/29/2014

 
Berrien County Household Hazardous Waste Collections
Recycling dates are available of our new page "Berrien County Recycling".
Park Plan Update

The Parks Plan Update is in draft form and can be accessed using the links below. Also linked, the River Park aerial and plans.

Overview

Parks Five Year Updated Plan

River Park plan and aerial

 

Benton Charter Township
1725 Territorial Rd,
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Phone (269) 925-0616    Fax (269) 925-7134
Office Hours (M - F): 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Welcome

Welcome to the official website for Benton Charter Township. Established in 1830, early settlers' determination and foresight were instrumental in the development of the area. Benton Charter Township is named after U.S. Senator Thomas Benton (of Missouri) and was officially incorporated on March 11, 1837.

Benton Charter Township is located in Berrien County in Southwest Michigan between the sunset shores of the tall bluffs of Lake Michigan and the St. Joseph river on it's southern boundary, wrapping around the city of Benton Harbor. The diversity of the area is seen in its small towns, quiet rural areas, commercial development, in the industrial centers, and in it's agricultural roots. The area boasts some of the best orchards and grape vineyards in the United States. The I-94 Detroit-Chicago Corridor runs through the township, providing easy access to the area including the industrial centers, shopping, eateries, and motels for your convenience.

Like the community it represents, this site has much to offer as it is developed. Feel free to stop by often!