Welcome to Norway Township

About Norway Township

Norway Township is located in the south central portion of Dickinson County and consists of approximately 89 square miles. According to the 2010 census there are 1,489 people living in the township with the majority living in the southern portion which consists of rolling hills and farmland. The village of Vulcan is also located in the southern portion of the township. The northern two-thirds of the township is made up of rugged terrain including cliffs, swamps and many small lakes and streams. State owned land in the township includes over 29,000 acres of the Copper Country State Forest.


Tuesday, May 10th thru Thursday, May 12th

Dumpsters will be located on township property located on the corner of Main St. and Cedar St. in East Vulcan, just past the baseball field.

This is for items not collected during normal garbage collection. The following is a list of items acceptable and unacceptable for drop-off.

  • Grass clippings, garden waste, leaves, and brush WILL NOT be accepted.. They must be brought to the compost site located on the south side of Oak Crest Drive, near the golf cart sheds.

  • Building materials from small remodeling projects. Contractors’ materials WILL NOT be accepted.

  • Furniture (chairs, tables, sofas, beds, mattresses, etc.) will be accepted. Please deposit them in the dumpsters.

  • Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners or any items containing freon WILL NOT be accepted even if it has a freon removed tag. Other large appliances are acceptable.

  • The Township WILL NOT accept any tires.

  • The Township WILL NOT accept hazardous waste (gasoline, oil paint, chemicals, etc.). These items can be taken to the county waste disposal facility for recycling.

  • The Township WILL NOT accept waste oil or batteries. These items can be taken to the county waste disposal facility for recycling.

  • The Township WILL NOT accept e-waste, however old televisions are permitted.

The Dickinson County Solid Waste Processing Facility is located in Quinnesec on Baler Drive next to the Thomas Theater building. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Phone number is 774-5680.



Norway Township is accepting applications for seasonal employment at the Norway Township Cemetery performing general lawn maintenance duties. Rate of pay is $13.50/hour. Applications can be picked up in person at the Norway Township Hall. Applications are located inside the bulletin board box outside the Treasurer’s office at the town hall on Central St in Vulcan. Completed applications may be returned in person to the Cemetery Sexton at the Cemetery Office or dropped off in the town hall drop box located outside the Treasurer’s office. Must be 18 or over. For more information call the cemetery office at 563-7362.

Norway Township is an equal opportunity employer.


Regular Township Board meetings are held on the second Monday of each month, with the exception of March when it is held on the second Tuesday.  All meetings start at 5;30 p.m.

Planning Commission meetings are held on the fourth Monday of January, April, July and October.  All meetings start at 5:30 p.m.

Norway Township will strive to serve its constituents with dependable and efficient
service. The highest standards and lawfully executed service is our goal.

Norway Township Hall


Norway Township Hall
PO Box 495, N1732 Mission St.
Vulcan, MI 49892