Township Zoning

Emmet County administers zoning for the townships:
Bear Creek
Bliss
Carp Lake
Center
Cross Village
Friendship
Littlefield
Maple River
McKinley
Readmond
Springvale
Wawatam

When review by the Zoning Board of Appeals or Planning Commission is necessary, each of these townships can review zoning requests to make recommendations to the County.

To apply for a Zoning Permit in one of these townships, contact the Emmet County Office of Planning and Zoning.

John R. Watson Community Resource Center
3434 Harbor-Petoskey Road, Suite E
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Phone: 231.348.1735
Fax: 231.439.8933
Email

Open Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

After applying with Emmet County, follow the specific township’s procedures at the respective link above to be placed on the township planning agenda.

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 outside of Emmet County Zoning jurisdiction, contact the appropriate Township, Village or City as follows:

Little Traverse Township
Emmet County acts as Assistant Zoning Administrators to Little Traverse Township. The Township Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals review site plans, special use permits and zoning variances. The Emmet County Office of Planning, Zoning and Construction Resources reviews residential permit applications. Upon approval, the Emmet County Zoning Office issues the zoning permits.

Pleasantview Township

Resort Township

West Traverse Township
Emmet County acts as Assistant Zoning Administrators to West Traverse Township. The Township Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals review site plans, special use permits and zoning variances. The Emmet County Office of Planning, Zoning and Construction Resources reviews residential permit applications. Upon approval, the Emmet County Zoning Office issues the zoning permits.

Village Zoning

Alanson

Mackinaw City

Pellston

City Zoning

Harbor Springs

Petoskey

Emmet County, Michigan
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