Chikaming Township’s Zoning Ordinance governs the way our homes, businesses, farms, and land look and operate. The Township is starting the process of updating the ordinance,
and we want to hear from YOU.
The Planning Commission is hosting a Public Hearing on December 20 to discuss the most recent draft. The public hearing will start at 6:30 PM at Township Hall.
Looking for something specific? Here are some sections we’ve had a lot of discussions about. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and our consultant will direct you to the appropriate section.
Accessory Buildings: Section 3.03
Animals: Section 3.09
Wetlands and Inland Waterways: 3.24
Small Residential Lots: 4.06
Woodlands Preservation: 6.08
Signage: Article 8
Lake Michigan Waterfront: 13.04
Sawyer/Harbert/Lakeside/Union Pier Mixed Use Districts: 13.10-13
Red Arrow Green Corridor: 13.14
Zoning Map: End of Document
Please note that this draft no longer includes regulations on vacation rentals.
UPDATE DECEMBER 7: This draft no longer contains woodlands preservation requirements.
UPDATE DECEMBER 15: THE DOCUMENT HAS BEEN REFORMATTED. REVISIONS HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ZONING MAP.
Have ideas for zoning in Chikaming?
Chikaming Township is beginning the process of updating its Zoning Ordinance. As we move forward in the process, we want to hear from everyone about their experiences with the Township's Zoning.
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