Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a list of most frequently asked questions received by the Meridian Team in regards to current events and happenings in Meridian Township. If you know of a question you hear of quite frequently that is not on this list, please let us know and we will either get an answer to you right away or include it with this list if many people ask the same question. Thank you for visiting. Send questions to

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  • Are pets allowed?

  • Can I pay my taxes via automatic ACH?

  • Can I register to vote by mail?

  • Do I need a picture ID to vote at the polls?

  • Do I need to re-register to vote before each election?

  • Does the address on my Michigan voter registration application have to match my driver's license?

  • Does the Meridian Senior Center serve meals?

  • How can I avoid some of the most common code violations?

  • How can I find out more about the Harris Nature Center Foundation?

  • How can I keep deer out of my yard?

  • How can I learn about Residential and Commercial Building Inspections

  • How do I apply for a permit?

  • How do I find election results?

  • How do I get assistance with ambulance fees?

  • How do I get assistance with my property taxes?

  • How do I learn more about rental housing inspections?

  • How do I make a tax payment?

  • How do I report a downed street light or malfunctioning streetlight?

  • How do I submit a FOIA Request?

  • How do I view what is on my ballot?

  • I don't want to or can't drive, so how can I get to your center?

  • I lost my tax bill. How much do I owe?

  • Is hunting allowed in Meridian Township Parks?

  • Is there an admission fee?

  • Is there going to be a dog park?

  • What do the tax bill abbreviations mean?

  • What does Homestead mean? What does taxable value mean?

  • What is a Charter Township?

  • What is a FOIA Request?

  • What is going on in Downtown Okemos and Downtown Haslett?

  • What is happening with Towner Road Park?

  • What is the construction taking place at Jolly and Okemos?

  • What is the History of the Harris Nature Center?

  • What is the Mission of the Harris Nature Center?

  • What plants do deer like to eat?

  • What plants don't deer like to eat?

  • When can I register to vote?

  • Where do I register to vote?

  • Which food trucks are coming?

  • Who do I call for service repairs or requests?

  • Who is eligible to participate in Center activities?

  • Who is eligible to vote?