Critical Dunes

Please note: The Emmet County Board of Commissioners repealed the Dune Overlay in January 2013. The Department of Environmental Quality now has jurisdiction over critical dune development.

Contact: MDEQ
Scott Rasmusson, 2100 W. M-32, Gaylord, MI  49735
(989) 313-9708

Critical dunes remain regulated. The maps on this page show which areas of the county have a critical dunes designation. If you are unsure whether your property is within a critical dune area, call the Planning and Zoning Department at 231.348.1735.

Critical Dune Overlay Maps

Critical Dunes – Emmet County interactive map

Bear Creek and Little Traverse Townships
Part of Bliss Township #1
Part of Bliss Township #2
Cross Village Township
Part of Wawatam Township

Emmet County, Michigan
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