Coldwater Township Zoning Ordinance
Effective May 16, 2016 (Amended through January 25, 2020)
NOTE: You can search for specific items within the ordinance by using Control F while the document is open.
Coldwater Township is a Zoned Community. 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.
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.
PROPOSED AMMENDMENTS TO ZONING ORDINANCE:
Public notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of Coldwater Township will hold a public hearing on November 28, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. at the Coldwater Township Hall at 319 Sprague Road, Coldwater, MI 49036. The public hearing will provide interested parties with the opportunity to comment on the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendments. The following proposed amendments are to Table 5-2 Schedule of Uses: Commercial and Industrial Districts and to allow Manufacturing, Processing, and Packaging – Light as a Special Land Use. A copy of the proposed amendments is on file in the Township office, at the above-stated address, and may be examined by interested parties during Township office hours. Phone: (517) 279-9388 ext. 5. Copies of the Zoning amendments are also available on our website: www.coldwatertownship.com
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. NOTE: after-the-fact zoning permits will cost triple the amount.
Click on the MAP or SECTION to see your parcel.
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.