Township Zoning

Emmet County administers Zoning for the Townships of Bear Creek, Bliss, Carp Lake, Center, Cross Village, Friendship, Littlefield, Maple River, McKinley, Readmond, Springvale and Wawatam.

The Townships of Little Traverse, Pleasantview, Resort and West Traverse administer separate Zoning Ordinances, as well as all incorporated areas within Emmet County, which include the Villages of Alanson, Mackinaw City and Pellston, and the Cities of Harbor Springs and Petoskey.

To apply for a Zoning Permit in a Township under Emmet County Zoning jurisdiction, contact staff at the Emmet County Office of Planning and Zoning (see Hours and Location).

To apply for a Zoning Permit outside of Emmet County Zoning jurisdiction, contact the appropriate Township, Village or City:

Contact Information:

Little Traverse Township
Little Traverse Township Zoning Administrator
William Dohm
8288 Pleasantview Road
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231-526-0351
http://www.harborinc.org/
Emmet County acts as Assistant Zoning Administrators to Little Traverse Township. Site Plan Review, Special Use Permits and Zoning Variances are reviewed through the Township Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. Residential permit applications are reviewed by the Emmet County Office of Planning, Zoning and Construction Resources. After plans have been approved, Zoning Permits are issued through Emmet County Zoning Office.

Pleasantview Township
Pleasantview Township Zoning Administrator
Jack Sommerville
2540 S. Pleasantview Road
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231-526-8140
http://www.harborinc.org/pleasantview-township-15/

Resort Township
Resort Township Zoning Administrator
Larry Houghton
2232 Resort Pike Road
Petoskey, MI 49770
231-347-7915
www.resorttownship.org

West Traverse Township
West Traverse Township Zoning Administrator
Randy Frykberg
8000 S. M-119
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231-526-7361
http://www.harborinc.org/west-traverse-township-17/
Emmet County acts as Assistant Zoning Administrators to West Traverse Township. Site Plan Review, Special Use Permits and Zoning Variances are reviewed through the Township Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. Residential permit applications are reviewed by the Emmet County Office of Planning, Zoning and Construction Resources. After plans have been approved, Zoning Permits are issued through Emmet County Zoning Office.

City and Village Zoning

Alanson
Village of Alanson Zoning Administrator
Lamar Eby  info@villageofalanson.com
5421 Valley Road
Alanson, MI 49706
231-548-5269
www.villageofalanson.com

Mackinaw City
Village of Mackinaw City
Community Development Director
zoning@mackinawcity.org
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231-436-5351
fax: 231-436-4166
http://www.mackinawcity.org

Pellston
Village of Pellston Zoning Administrator
Randy Bricker
6301 Edgar Street
Pellston, MI 49769
231-838-4499
www.pellstonmi.com

Harbor Springs
City of Harbor Springs Zoning Administrators
Jeff Grimm  assessor@cityofharborsprings.com
City Hall
160 Zoll Street
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231-526-2104  ext 122
http://www.harborinc.org/city-of-harbor-springs-11/

Petoskey
City of Petoskey
Zoning Administrator
Amy Tweeten
101 East Lake Street
Petoskey, MI 49770
231-347-2500
www.petoskey.us

 

Township Requirements

For reviews by the Planning Commission or Zoning Board of Appeals, each township under Emmet County Zoning jurisdiction is asked to review the proposal and comment to the county.  Please see the specific requirements to be placed on the township’s agenda.  Please note Emmet County will provide Bear Creek Township with the necessary information for their Planning review.

Bear Creek
Bliss
Carp Lake
Center
Cross Village
Friendship
Littlefield
Maple River
McKinley
Readmond
Springvale

 

 

 

 

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