Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Texas Township office hours?

Monday-Thursday from 7:30am-5:30pm.

Please note that passports are processed by appointment only

How do I request an absentee ballot?

You can fill out the following form and we will mail you an application. Fill out the application and return it to the Township, and we will mail you a ballot.

When are my taxes due?

Summer Property Taxes are due July 1, 2016 to September 14, 2016. A 3% late fee will be assessed beginning September 15, 2016.

Winter Property Taxes are due December 1, 2016 to February 14, 2017. A 3% late fee will be assessed beginning February 15, 2017.

How do I apply for a burn permit?

You can obtain a burning permit by submitting the burning permit form online or by stopping by our office Mon-Thurs from 7:30-5:30 or by submitting an online burning permit.

Online Burn Permit Form

Please note that there are limits on burning and weather-related instances when burning will not be permitted. If you are curious as to whether you’re able to burn on a specific day, please contact the Fire Department at 269.375.4610.

Where can I view my property assessment and tax information?

Who is responsible for the road maintenance and snow plowing for my street?

Texas Township is not responsible for the snow removal or road maintenance within the township. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County at 269-381-3171.

How do I apply for a passport?

Texas Township accepts passport applications by appointment only. To learn more about the passport process and the necessary documentation, please click here.

When do I appeal my property assessment?

Assessment notices are sent out in February each year. If you would like to question and/or appeal your assessment, you have 2 weeks to contact the Assessors’ Office at Texas Township at 269-375-1591.

Where can I check on the status of my building permit?

Here

Where do I take oil, paint, batteries, computers, and other hazardous materials?

Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste: 269-375-5211

Who should I report a burned out streetlight to?

Please contact Consumers Energy with the light’s location.

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