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Changes in the Ordinance or policies will result in periodic updates to this information. Revised chapters are no longer mailed to Ordinance-holders, but will be placed on this website with their revision dates for comparison. Any chapters in your copy of the Ordinance which are outdated should be removed and replaced with current information.
Pere Marquette Charter Township's Zoning Ordinance was last amended on October 8, 2011.
Currently under consideration:
Sign Ordinance Amendments
Please contact Shelly Enbody, Township Clerk for more information about the schedule for any public hearings or the possible adoption of any pending amendments.
Pere Marquette Charter Township's Zoning Map
Please note that due to the conversion to individual sections and to the downloadable format, page numbers may not be as they are listed in the Index. Thank you.
Cover Page and Index
Title and General Purpose
Township map: High Risk Erosion Overlay Zone
RIVER National Scenic River Overlay Zone
BTI Business, Technology and Industrial District
C-3 Commercial District
Schedule of District Regulations
Article IV General Provisions
Article V Accessory Uses
Article VI Conditional Uses
Article VI-A Wireless Communication Towers
Article VI-B Wind Energy Turbines
Article VII Site Plan Review
Article VIII Parking
Article IX Signs
Article X Non-Conforming Uses, Buildings and Lots
Article XI Administration and Enforcement(includes Township Board, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Variances, Zoning Administrator, and Building Inspector)
Article XII Terminology and Definitions
Article XIII Adoption