Zoning Permit:

The Zoning Permit Application is a form to be used for all approved uses. This form is typically used for residential and accessory residential uses. It is necessary to have this form completed and approved by the Zoning Administrator prior to obtaining a valid Building Permit.

Zoning Permit Application

Instruction Sheet

Signs & Lighting:

For signs which require a permit (See Section 2207 of the Emmet County Zoning Ordinance), the Sign Permit Application is required.

Sign/Lighting Application with Instructions

Temporary Sign Application

Special Use Permit:

A Special Use Permit is required for land uses that are not explicitly permitted as primary uses by the Emmet County Zoning Ordinance. 


Building Use Affidavit

Impact Statement

Site Plan Checklist

Steps to obtain a SUP

Application for Zoning Action with instructions

Home Occupation Special Use Permit

A home occupation special use permit is required for any business operated as an accessory use to a residence.


Application for Zoning Action with instructions

Steps to Obtain a Home Occupation SUP

Home Occupation Use Plan/Impact Statement

Site Plan Review Checklist

Site Plan Review

Except for one family or two family dwellings or permitted accessory buildings, per Section 2201, a complete Site Plan shall be submitted to the Emmet County Planning Commission (or Board of Appeals if so required), for the approval of any use for which a Site Plan is required by this Ordinance. (Article XXII, Section 2405 Emmet County Zoning Ordinance)


Impact Statement

Site Plan Checklist

Application for Zoning Action with Instructions

Steps to obtain Site Plan Review 9.14

Planned Unit Development

Planned Unit Developments can be complex in terms of administration. The applicant is encouraged to contact staff to schedule a pre-application conference.


PUD Checklist

Application for Zoning Action with instructions


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