Awards & Recognition
Pittsfield Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 38,359. Pittsfield Charter Township is in Washtenaw County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Pittsfield Charter Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pittsfield Charter Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Pittsfield Charter Township and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Pittsfield Charter Township are highly rated. Niche.com rates Pittsfield Township at an A+.
2017, 2018, 2019, 2022
Gold Certification for Sustainability AwardPittsfield Township awarded a Gold Certification in the Michigan Green Communities Challenge for commitment to sustainability.
Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial ReportingPittsfield Township Awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
Best Suburbs to Live in MichiganPittsfield Township was ranked the 8th best Michigan suburb! Niche.com awarded Pittsfield Township an A+ Rating based on crime, real estate, public schools, cost of living, and local amenities.
November 2015 & 2016 & 2017 & 2018 & 2019 & 2020
eCities AwardPittsfield Township receives eCities Award for Supporting Economic Development.
March 2018Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Pro Patria Award
Pittsfield Township receives Pro Patria award for providing exceptional support for their employees who serve in the Reserve Components.
March 2016Safest Cities in Michigan
Pittsfield Township ranked among top 50 safest places to live in the State of Michigan, coming in at #40! Pittsfield Township is the only community in Washtenaw County to make this list.
Sustainable Community Leader AwardPittsfield Township receives Sustainable Community Leader Award by SEMCOG.
S&P Bond Rating UpgradePittsfield Charter Township, MI GO Bond Ratings Raised to 'AA+' On New Criteria.
2007-2013 SPARK Innovator Award
2013 MRPA AwardPittsfield Township receives award from Michigan Recreation & Park Association (MRPA) for Best Single Brochure for Fall 2012 & Winter 2013.
S&P Highest Ever Bond RatingPittsfield Charter Township, MI's GO Bond Ratings Raised to 'AA' On Sound Finances.
Since 2009, Pittsfield Township has established an outstanding track record of fiscal stewardship. We have received nearly $20 million in grant funds, increased our bond rating by two steps to AA+, made significant strides in funding our legacy costs, added millions to our general fund balance, and remain (since 2010) the only Township in Washtenaw County to be given an award of excellence annually for our Comprehensive Annual Financial Report by the GFOA.