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Please contact GFL at 844/464-3587 or Canton's DPW at 397-1011 to receive your cart.
The new service (including purchase of the carts by Canton) will cost residents an additional $13 per year. This fee is included in the winter tax bill.
Yes. The cost of a second cart is $75. Contact Canton’s Public Works Division at 397-1011 extension.0 . Extra carts are purchased from Canton Township directly, so please do not contact GFL if a second cart is desired.
A list of acceptable Items is printed on the lid of the recycling cart - you can also see a complete list of what is and is not accepted by visiting our automated recycling page.
The Canton Community Mobility Transportation Services program was initiated in 1995 in order to provide transportation services to senior residents 55 years and above and disabled residents.
The Transportation Advisory Committee is made up of representatives who use the system as well as representatives from the Township Board of Trustees and professionals from Canton’s senior community. There are currently 15 members on the committee.
Transportation is only provided to local destinations in the following service areas in Wayne County:
Local fares are $3; one way (cash only). Transportation is provided to destinations in the following service areas:
Canton residents who are eligible to use Canton Mobility Transportation, include:
Reservations for rides can be made by calling Nankin Transit Commission at 734/729-2710. For additional information please visit their website at www.nankintransit.com.
Human Resources is not able to access incomplete applications to determine what information is missing.
Please Note: Paper applications are due by 4:30pm on the posted deadline date.
Questions regarding paper applications should be directed to Human Resources at 734/394-5260
The Cultural Commission serves as advocates for the enhancement of the arts in the community, promoting public awareness and participation in the cultural arts, and encouraging art education. A strategic plan was developed to ensure that high quality cultural arts are accessible to and sustained by the greater Canton community. The Cultural Commission’s planning strategies include the following active subcommittees:
Fun Artsy Facts!Did You Know……
According to the DNR, coyote sightings in lower Michigan are on the rise. A coyote should not automatically be considered a cause for concern. Residents are advised to minimize potential conflict with coyotes by not approaching or feeding them, and by eliminating all possible outdoor sources of food, including pet food and trash. Pets should spend minimal time unsupervised outdoors if a coyote is known to be in the area, especially at night.
No, the clothing and household discards will need to be set separately and alongside your trash and recycling cart.
No, there will be a separate Simple Recycling truck that will pick up your designated bags/items.
Camp Canton does have a voicemail on which you can leave messages regarding camp and a staff member or a supervisor will return your call as soon as possible. Camp Canton can be reached at 734/394-5369.
Camp Canton can also be reached by email at CampCanton@canton-mi.org
If you have a special request, please talk to a staff member and we will do our best to accommodate.
Please Note: We do not make trips to the vending machines for snack purposes. This needs to be done before dropping your child off for the day.
These areas are periodically cleaned out, please claim items as they appear.
*To better manage Lost and Found items please label all of your camper’s belongings.
Unfortunately we are not able to have all who are eligible attend Camp Canton as a C.I.T. due to the program’s rising popularity!
There will be no refund or credit for a missed day of camp due to illness or scheduling difficulties. Class/program withdrawal requests due to medical reasons will be considered at any time if accompanied with a doctor’s note.
-Lunch (with a small snack)-Water bottle-Sunscreen-Bathing suit-Towel-Lock
What to leave at home:
-Cell phones-Heelies-Toys/games/trading cards (Pokémon, Digimon and others)-Electronic equipment (CD players, ipods, DS's)*-Money**
*These items are permitted only on days of a field trip for use on the bus; campers are responsible for keeping track of these items.
**Please check the camp bulletin board to see if your camper has the option to bring souvenir money; campers are responsible for their own money.
* If you’re paying through the mail please enclose the ENTIRE bill with your payment along with a SELF ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE for a receipt.*If you’re paying in person, bring the ENTIRE BILL with you, and we will stamp and return the bottom of the bill to you. *If you pay your taxes through your mortgage escrow account, you may look up your tax information for FREE at: https://www.accessmygov.com
The winter tax bill is remitted to numerous taxing entities, such as Canton Township, RESA, The DIA, The Detroit Zoo, Wayne County Jail, etc. View an explanation of the different line items on your Winter Tax bill.
Additionally, a special fund was a established through the Canton Community Foundation to serve Canton's Camp A.B.L.E. program, which serves area youth with special needs each summer. Financial donations can be made directly on the Canton Community Foundation's Website. Simply 'select a fund', and choose "Camp A.B.L.E. Fund" to make a tax deductible donation.
Or, if you have a better idea regarding how you might like to help, please let us know! We appreciate your interest and support!
Canton offers curbside pick-up of solid waste and recycling year round as well as curbside pick-up of yard waste from April through November. Please visit the refuse collection webpage to download a list of collection guidelines.
Residents of a new constructed home can call GFL at 844/464-3587 and the bin will delivered. The cost for an extra recycling bin is $75 and you can contact the Canton's Public Works Division at 397-1011 ext 0.
The fee for solid waste collection is $152 per year. This fee will be added annually to your winter tax bill.
Call the township waste contractor, GFL Environmental USA Inc. at 844/464-3587. If your issued is unresolved please call Canton Public Works at 397-1011 ext 0.
It's based on the true cost-of-service which includes, the annual solid waste and automated recycling collection services contract costs, a percentage of key Canton personnel's wages to manage the program, some printing and publishing costs, overhead expenses for administration and a contingency for unplanned expenses. The total expenses are divided by the total number of residential customers to arrive at the $152 fee.
The Tree Fund was established for maintenance and preservation of forest areas and the planting and maintenance of trees within Canton. It is used to replace damaged or dead trees in the public right-of-way. If a developer is required to replace trees removed from a site and does not replace on the site, he may elect to pay into the fund in lieu of replanting on the site.
Yes, the removal or relocation of any tree with a diameter at breast height (D.B.H.) of 6 inches or greater requires a permit. The removal, damage or destruction of any landmark tree or tree located within a forest is also prohibited without a permit. You must also obtain a permit for clear cutting or grubbing within the drip line of a forest on property larger than two acres.
Whenever a Tree Removal Permit is issued for the removal of regulated trees, other than landmark / historic tree, with a D.B.H. of 6 inches or greater, trees must be relocated or replaced by the permit grantee if more than twenty percent of the total drip line area is removed. Tree replacement needs to be done in accordance with the following:
Whenever a Tree Removal Permit is issued for the removal of any landmark tree with a D.B.H. of 6 inches or greater, trees must be relocated or replaced by the permit grantee. Every landmark / historic tree that is removed needs to be replaced by 3 trees with a minimum D.B.H. of 4 inches. Size used to determine "landmarks" are determined by species.
Certain invasive species, trees that are dead or dying at the time of inventory, trees in the public right-of-way, and 25% of the regulated trees removed do not have to be replaced.
Numerous performances have a special rate for seniors / students and groups. Senior rates are for patrons 60 years of age and older and student rates are for youth ages 18 and under.
No, you do not – everyone is welcome, for more information email email@example.com or call 734-394-5484.
The Village Theater is open: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., one hour before every performance, or by appointment arranged via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 734/394-5484
Please contact Joe Kvoriak, Performing Arts Coordinator, at 734/394-5484 or email@example.com
The current rates for water/sewer usage are as follows: •$5.96 per 1,000 gallons of water purchased •$6.87 per 1,000 gallons of sewage treated
Boil Water Notice - If this warning is issued, residents must bring all water to a boil for at least three minutes then let it cool before using. Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and preparing food until further notice.
Do Not Drink Notice - If this warning is issued, residents should not use the water for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, or preparing food until further notice.
Do Not Use Water Notice - This is the most severe warning issued. If issued, residents should not use the water for any reason. Bottled water should be used for all needs until further notice and resident should not, under any circumstance, run their water. That includes filling up bathtubs, flushing toilets or watering lawns.
Canton will only issue these warnings in the event of an emergency. If you are notified of a water emergency but you still lose water pressure or service, simply run your tap until the water becomes clear once the pressure has been restored.
By understanding the difference between these three warning you can better protect yourself and your family.
For questions regarding the public water warning notices please call Canton’s Public Works Division at 734/397-1011 or the MDEQ at 800/292-4706.
Residences with footing drains tied to the sanitary sewer system pay a slightly higher fixed charge to offset the increased usage of the sanitary sewer system during rain events.
The fixed charges vary based on the size of water meter in your home or business. For most residential customers, the fixed charge (based on a 1-inch meter or less) is $8.52 per quarterly billing.
The fixed charges vary based on the size of water meter in your home or business. The fixed charge for residential customers (based on a one-inch meter or less) is $8.64 per quarterly billing, if you have a separate sump pump system. For customers who do not have a separate sump pump system, a fixed charge of $24.39 will be assessed quarterly. This additional charge reflects the rainwater that enters the sanitary sewer system from the footing drain system that requires treatment at the wastewater treatment plants. If you are unsure whether you have a separate sump pump system or not, please contact the Water Billing staff in the Treasurer’s Office at 734/394-5240 and schedule an appointment to have an inspection by the DPW staff.
A fixed rate schedule for customers with larger meters can be located under the download section of the Water Billing page.