Van Buren Township

Frequently Asked Questions

Election Information

Where do I go to vote in person on Election Day?
Find your polling location address by clicking here
Click Here to look up your polling place by your home address.
How do I request an absentee ballot?
How do I return my absentee ballot?
Click here
How do I register to vote?
You can register in person at the Clerk's Office, my mail or online.
How do I file for office?
Please visit our Candidate Information page.
How do I find out who my state representative or what my district number is?
Find that information here.
Should I apply to be an election inspector?
Absolutely! We are always in need of assistance during election time. Click here for more information.


How do I submit a FOIA request?
How long does it take to receive a response?

Public bodies in Michigan have 5 business days after legal date of receipt to respond to a FOIA, however, a public body has the right to request an additional 10 days if needed.  Find more information here.


What is the cost for a plot or a burial?
How do I purchase a cemetery plot?
We recommend you first schedule an appointment to meet a member of our staff at the desired cemetery to select a plot. Once a plot has been selected, visit the Clerk’s Office to make the payment and receive your certificate.