Welcome to Dryden Township

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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Free paper shredding
Township Hall
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Township Clean-up Day
Saturday, September 14, 2024











Fireworks in the Township

The use of Consumer Fireworks is restricted in the Township of Dryden to the following dates and times (per Ordinance):

  1. December 31 at 11 a.m. until 1 a.m. on January 1
  2. The Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Memorial Day between 11 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. on each of those days.
  3. June 29th to July 4th between 11 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. on each of those days.
  4. July 5, if that date is a Friday or Saturday between 11 a.m. and 11:45 p.m.
  5. The Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Labor day between 11 a.m. and 11:45 p.m. on each of those days.

A person shall not ignite, discharge or use consumer fireworks on public property, school property, church property or the property of another without that organization's or person's express permission to use those fireworks on those premises.

There is a civil infraction penalty that carries a civil fine of $1000 for each violation of this ordinance.


General Information

Township Board meeting minutes are found in the Township Board Meeting minutes folder under the Documentary Library tab

Early Voting Hours at Dryden Township Hall 4849 Dryden Rd, Dryden MI 48428

Dryden Township will have 9 days of early voting for the 2024 Election Cycle. The dates and times are:

Primary Election:

  • Early voting:  February 17-Feb 25       8:30am-4:30pm
  • Election Day:  February 27                      7am-8pm

August Election:

  • Early Voting:  July 27- Aug 4        8:30am-4:30pm
  • Election Day:  August 6                   7am-8pm

November Election:

  • Early Voting:  Oct 26-Nov 3       8:30am-4:30pm
  • Election Day:  November 5         7am-8pm


Dryden Township:  810-796-2248

Information about taxes: slowney@drydentownship.com

Information about assessing:  tpapineau@drydentownship.com

Information about elections:  kdiefenbach@drydentownship.com

General information:  kdiefenbach@drydentownship.com


The Lapeer County
Resident BroadbandSurvey is LIVE


Dear Lapeer County Community Outreach Partner,

We are excited to remind everyone that today the Lapeer County Survey is LIVE!

Your unique connection to the community and support of the survey project is critical to the success of our efforts to bridge the digital divide in Lapeer County.

Please provide the link to our survey at MichiganMoonshot.org/LapeerCounty to as many county residents as possible on or after August 26th. If the resident does not have Internet service at home, they can visit the webpage on a cellular web browser or text @moon to 1-855-613-1746.

About the Township

Dryden Township is located in Lapeer County, Michigan.  Oakland
County is at the Township’s southern border.  It is considered a
“bedroom community” that is home to 4,799 residents which includes
the Village of Dryden.

This site has been created to provide information about the Dryden
Township and offer the community easy access to important

dryden memorial park

Stats About Dryden

The township is located in Lapeer County, Michigan; 84 miles East of Lansing, 54 miles north of Detroit. It is a thirty-six square
mile rural municipality located in the southeast portion of the county. Other communities in the region include Lapeer, Almont,
Hadley and Metamora. As of the 2020 U.S. Census, the total population of the township is 4,799 residents.

township map

The majority age groups are 60-69 with 16.6%, 50-59 with 16.1%, 40-49 with 14.3%, followed by 20-29 with 11.2% of the population. There are 1,819 households in the township with 27.4% of those having children under the age of 18 living with them according to the 2020 Census.

The racial makeup of the township is 93.9% White, 0.25% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.24% Asian American and 5.4% other races or two or more races.

With the majority of the county rural, a large percentage of residents drive their own vehicle.  Transportation routes include M-53 and 1-69 to the north. The close proximity of Dryden Township to Oakland and Macomb Counties makes it an ideal location for commuters into the greater Detroit area.

The area is predominately flat to gently rolling; current land uses include light commercial, single-family dwellings, multi-family dwellings, residential, agriculture and civil/institutional.

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday Closed

Mailing Address

4849 Dryden Road
Dryden, MI  48428

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday Closed

Mailing Address

4849 Dryden Road
Dryden, MI  48428