Welcome to Chesterfield Township
"Gateway to Anchor Bay"
Welcome to Chesterfieldtwp.org the official
website for the Charter Township of Chesterfield.
Originally established as a general law township in
1842, we became a Charter Township in 1989 to better
serve the residents in our rapidly growing
community. Located in the Northeast quadrant of
Macomb County, Michigan we are approximately 30
miles north of Downtown Detroit. Chesterfield’s land
mass consist of a little more then 26 square miles
and our entire eastern boundary is along Anchor Bay
in northern Lake St. Clair.
The population of Chesterfield is currently 45,027
and has grown substantially in the last 30 years. In
1980 the population was 18,276. In 1990 the
population was 25,905 and the most recent census in
2000 reflected a doubling of resident since 1980 to
Three public school districts serve the educational
needs of our school age population. Anchor Bay
www.anchorbay.misd.net, L’Anse Creuse
www.lc-ps.org, and New Haven Schools
www.newhaven.misd.net all provide a wide range of
programs to assure an outstanding educational
The township municipal services include our own
Police and Fire departments and the quality of
living is enhanced by a Parks and Recreation
department, Water department, Public Works
department and Senior Center. Our Municipal Building
located at 47275 Sugarbush houses the Offices of The
Supervisor, Clerk and Treasurer as well as the
Building, Assessing, Planning and Code enforcement
services. More information on all of these services
can be accessed through the drop down box labeled
“Services” located above.
The employees of Chesterfield Township are happy to
serve the residents of Chesterfield and their guest.
All employees take pride in delivering efficient,
accurate and courteous service. Please refer to the
event calendar featured, in part , on this page for
the latest information on meetings, community
events, and observed Legal Holidays.
We are open weekdays from 8:00am to 4:30pm and can
be reached at (586)949-0400. Our fax number is
(586)949-4108. The Municipal Building is located at
47275 Sugarbush, just a quarter mile north of 21
Mile Rd and half mile east of I-94.
Our Website’s Purpose:
To provide information
to Township residents regarding Local, County and
State government matters. The Website shall be
utilized to electronically publish information to
internet users about Chesterfield Township, Macomb
County and State of Michigan municipal matters.