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.


The annual spring clean up is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3rd to Friday, June 5th.  There will be 2 40-yard dumpsters located at East Main St. and Cedar St. in Vulcan.  There will be no scrap tires accepted at the site this year.  Scrap tires can be disposed of at the Baler Facility in Quinnesec beginning May 1st.  Click on the link below for details.

Spring Rubbish Collection ad


Norway Township will be paving East Main St. from the caution light at U.S. 2 all the way over to the other junction of U.S. 2.  Cedar St. will also be done during this project.  County Road 577 from the caution light at U.S. 2 to Spruce St. is also being paved with funds obtained in a state grant.  All work on these paving projects should be complete by the first part of June.  Watch for road closure signs

The railroad crossing on Ball Road will be under construction from Monday, May 18 – Wednesday May 20.  The road will be closed to through traffic during this time.



Beginning May 1st thru November 30th residents can drop off loose passenger tires at the Solid Waste Transfer Facility located near the movie theater in Quinnesec.  A property tax receipt and picture ID are needed to verify residency.  Facility hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday and 8:00 am to Noon on Saturdays.  


The Norway Area compost site is now open.  The site is currently open on a 24/7 basis for the benefit and convenience of our residents provided the following rules are followed:

Follow signs and deposit in designated areas.

Grass clippings and leaves only  NO BAGS!!!

Brush must be under 2″ diameter  NO STUMPS!!!


No contractors  (residential only – this includes contractors hired by residents to remove trees and brush

No construction material or household trash





Norway Township is accepting applications for part-time, seasonal, temporary employment at the Norway Township Cemetery performing general lawn maintenance duties.  Rate of pay is $11.50/hr.  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, mailed, 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 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