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Administering County Zoning: A Basic Guide for Citizens and Local Officials E-1739

This is an old Extension bulletin (1979, reprinted in 1985) and now out-of-print. This is out-of-date, with changes brought about by the adoption of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006. This publication is replaced by Michigan Zoning Guidebook: for Citizens and Local Officials by Mark Wyckoff.

Administering County Zoning: A Basic Guide for Citizens and Local Officials E-1739

Administering Township Zoning: A Basic Guide for Citizens and Local Officials E-1408

This is an old Extension bulletin (1979, revised in 1996) and now out-of-print. This is out-of-date, with changes brought about by the adoption of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006. This publication is replaced by Michigan Zoning Guidebook: for Citizens and Local Officials by Mark Wyckoff.

Administering Township Zoning: A Basic Guide for Citizens and Local Officials E-1408

For Adoption of a County Plan

This series of pamphlets present a chronological step-by-step checklist to walk a county, village and city, or township through the process of adopting a plan or amending a plan. The checklist followed pre September 1, 2008 Michigan statutory requirements for plan adoption or amendment.  The checklist also indicates what documentation should be kept on file. These reflect the 2001 amendments to the Planning Acts.

For Adoption of a County Plan

For Adoption of a City and Village Plan

This series of pamphlets present a chronological step-by-step checklist to walk a county, village and city, or township through the process of adopting a plan or amending a plan.  The checklist followed pre September 1, 2008 Michigan statutory requirements for plan adoption or amendment.  The checklist also indicates what documentation should be kept on file.  These reflect the 2001 amendments to the Planning Acts.

For Adoption of a City and Village Plan

For Adoption of a Township Plan

This series of pamphlets present a chronological step-by-step checklist to walk a county, village and city, or township through the process of adopting a plan or amending a plan.  The checklist followed pre September 1, 2008 Michigan statutory requirements for plan adoption or amendment.  The checklist also indicates what documentation should be kept on file.  These reflect the 2001 amendments to the Planning Acts.

For Adoption of a Township Plan

For Adoption of an Interim Zoning Ordinance in Michigan

This pamphlets present a chronological step-by-step checklist to walk a county, village and city, or township through the process of adopting of an interim zoning ordinance in Michigan. Only a “zoning commission” can recommend adoption of an interim zoning ordinance. However as of July 1, 2011 “zoning commission” no longer exist (powers and duties are transferred to a planning commission)—and thus interim zoning can no longer be adopted.  The checklist follows Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006 statutory requirements, superceding the old acts as of July 1, 2006.   The checklist also indicates what documentation should be kept on file. Written by Kurt H. Schindler, MSU Extension Regional Land Use EducatorEnabling Act of 2006. This publication is replaced by Michigan Zoning Guidebook: for Citizens and Local Officials by Mark Wyckoff.

For Adoption of an Interim Zoning Ordinance in Michigan

Limits and parameters on local and state regulation of wireless communication

At the start of 2013, significant new restrictions were placed on local governmental authority to regulate the expansion and location of wireless service facilities, in addition the restrictions on local regulations already in place.  This publication reviewed and explained those the limits on local authority from (1) the Federal Telecommunication Act, (2) the Sequestration Act, and (3) the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act. But in 2014 the FCC Rule on this subject was adopted (effective January 15, 2015). Thus this publication is now out-of-date. By Kurt H. Schindler, AICP.

Limits and parameters on local and state regulation of wireless communication

Check List #C2; For Adoption of a County Zoning Ordinance

This pamphlet present a chronological step-by-step checklist to walk a county, village and city, or township through the process of adopting of a zoning ordinance or amending a zoning ordinance back when there was a separate zoning enabling act for each form of government. These checklists followed pre July 1, 2006 Michigan statutory requirements for zoning ordinance adoption or amendments. The checklist also indicates what documentation should be kept on file. This is now out-of-date, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006.

Check List #C2; For Adoption of a County Zoning Ordinance

Check List #M2; For Adoption of a City & Village Zoning Ordinance

This pamphlet present a chronological step-by-step checklist to walk a county, village and city, or township through the process of adopting of a zoning ordinance or amending a zoning ordinance back when there was a separate zoning enabling act for each form of government. These checklists followed pre July 1, 2006 Michigan statutory requirements for zoning ordinance adoption or amendments. The checklist also indicates what documentation should be kept on file. This is now out-of-date, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006.

Check List #M2; For Adoption of a City & Village Zoning Ordinance

Check List #T2; For Adoption of a Township Zoning Ordinance

This pamphlet present a chronological step-by-step checklist to walk a county, village and city, or township through the process of adopting of a zoning ordinance or amending a zoning ordinance back when there was a separate zoning enabling act for each form of government. These checklists followed pre July 1, 2006 Michigan statutory requirements for zoning ordinance adoption or amendments. The checklist also indicates what documentation should be kept on file. This is now out-of-date, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006.

Check List #T2; For Adoption of a Township Zoning Ordinance

Repealed County Planning Act

This is the repealed County Planning Act, This is now out-ofdate, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Planning Enabling Act of 2008.

Repealed County Planning Act

Repealed Municipal Planning Act

This is the repealed Municipal (city, village, some townships prior to 1959) Planning Act, This is now out-of-date, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Planning Enabling Act of 2008.

Repealed Municipal Planning Act

Repealed Township Planning Act

This is out-of-date, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Planning Enabling Act of 2008.

Repealed Township Planning Act

Repealed County Zoning Act

This is the repealed County Zoning Act, This is now out-ofdate, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006.

Repealed County Zoning Act

Repealed City or Village Zoning Act

This is the repealed City or Village Zoning Act, This is now out-of-date, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006.

Repealed City or Village Zoning Act

Repealed Township Zoning Act

This is the repealed Township Zoning Act, This is now outof-date, as a result of changes made by adoption of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006.

Repealed Township Zoning Act