Kayenta serves as the first municipally structured government established on the great Navajo Nation as a permanent political sub-division. A local government that has been established by local visionaries who understand the need to harness local empowerment, in its truest form, for the stability and well-being of Kayenta's economic future.

Mission Statement

The mission of Kayenta Township through its history and cultural environment is to promote and strive for sustainable economic development and growth for our future generation.

Vision Statement

It is the vision of Kayenta Township to prosper in achieving the community development objectives by creating a model community with autonomy for the citizens in term of amenities that will bring Health, Wellness and Harmony to the community using our traditional teaching of Sihasin (Hope).

Township History

[1962] The Navajo Tribal council passed a resolution to authorize land use planning by the Kayenta Chapter ...read more Township History

“Kayenta's success can be attributed to its rich tradition of integrity and forward thinking exemplified by the community's earliest leaders.”


The main Township office doors will be locked at all times and we strongly suggest calling us at (928) 697-8451 to take care of any business that you may have with the Township.

If you need to make any payments to the Township for trash services please have your account number ready and use our online service listed on the right of this page. If you do not have your account number please call the Township (928) 697-8451. You may also mail in your trash payment to: Kayenta Township P.O. Box 1490 Kayenta, AZ 86033. If you have symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus, please contact your local health care center.

The Kayenta Recreation Park will be closed until further notice.

Public Notices

 Employment Opportunities

Regular Kayenta Township Monthly Meetings - "Call to Public"

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