Zoning is the appropriate use of one’s land. There are different types of zoning districts here in Coldwater Township; Industrial, Commercial, Residential and Agriculture. This tool is used by our local government to decide what can and can’t be the appropriate use of a person or companies land.
Coldwater Township is a Zoned Community. If you are planning to remodel any structure, build an addition, or are planning any new construction, including adding/replacing fences or storage buildings, you must contact the Township Zoning Administrator Robert Hawley at 517-279-9388 Ext.5 before you start. NOTE: after-the-fact zoning permits will cost triple the amount.
To APPLY for a zoning permit, you need to complete the following forms. You can get hard copies at the office or simply download them below.
Zoning Permit Application - fillable (click “enable editing” on top of page)
ZONING VIOLATIONS: Property owners need to keep all their lots mowed, free of disabled vehicles, and discarded materials. A property owner could receive a civil infraction citation if found to be in violation of any of the Township Ordinances.
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Coldwater Twp Zoning Ordinance 10-2-17
Effective May 16, 2016 (Amended through October 2, 2017)
NOTE: You can search for specific items within the ordinance by using Control F while the document is open.