• Zoning Administrator, Melissa Townsend
Call for appointment: 989-429-9020 or


• Assist property owners in all aspects of ordinances, permits and appeals.
• Accept permit applications relating to land uses and zoning, approve or deny these requests based on compliance      with existing ordinances and laws. Has no authority to vary from the terms of the ordinances to satisfy a request.
• Review site plans & special use applications for completeness, forward to Planning Commission for consideration.
• Process applications for appeals or variances which must be decided by Zoning Board of Appeals.
• Perform periodic inspections for ordinance compliance, answer complaints and provide periodic reports to Planning     Commission.
• Advise Planning Commission of matters needing their attention.
• Maintain records of forms, plans, site visits and actions taken.
• Submit status reports & attend Planning Commission meetings as requested.
• Report blight situations and complaints to the Blight Administrator.

Click for the following:

Application for Regular Zoning Permit 4-16-2020

Request for Zoning Ordinance Variance
Master Zoning OrdinanceAdopted 11-7-2013
Zoning Ordinance Amendment Adopted 2-5-2015: Section 3.2 Zoning Permit Requirement
Zoning Ordinance – Article 21: Supplemental Provisions Amendment

Adopted May 5, 2016
Master Zoning Ordinance Map – Adopted 11-7-2013
Municipal Civil Infraction Ordinance – Adopted 7-3-2014
Cemetery Ordinance – Adopted 3-6-2014 – finalized 2019
Anti-Noise Ordinance – Effective September 11, 2013 – finalized 2019
Junk and Blight Ordinance – Effective August 7, 2013 – finalized 2019
Beach-No 53 – Amended Jan 2, 2014
Nuisance Animal Ordinance 10-4-12 – finalized 2019
Wind Energy Ordinance 11-8-09
Camping Ordinance Amended Jan 2, 2014 – finalized 2019