Charter Township of Brighton in Michigan provides quality government services that seek to protect the rights, safety, health and welfare of its residents. The township has various departments that include administration, assessing, planning and zoning, water, and building departments. The manager at the administration department administers rules, ordinances and court judgments regarding soil removal, manages all public improvements, projects and utilities, maintains records of township owned properties, buildings and equipment, and prepares and administer the annual township budget under state law. Its planning commission recommends the township board on diverse issues, such as zoning, ordinance changes, site plans, and comprehensive development plans. The township s building inspection department conducts inspections on new construction and renovations within the limits of the town. Charter Township of Brighton also has an office of the assessor, which is responsible for assessing of real and personal property in the township, property transfer affidavits, as well as homestead exemption affidavits.