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Village of Northport – Public Hearing Announcement

Village of Northport – Public Hearing Announcement

Zoning Text Amendments

The Northport Planning Commission invites the community to a public hearing regarding significant amendments to the Village’s Zoning Ordinance. This hearing is a key step in enhancing our zoning laws to reflect the needs and growth of our community.

Date and Location:
Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 6 PM
Village Offices, 116 W. Nagonaba Street, Northport, MI
For more information, call: (231) 386-5182

About the Amendments:
The proposed changes aim to modernize our Zoning Ordinance, including updates to definitions, development requirements, the introduction of new zoning districts, and the adoption of hybrid zoning techniques, among others. These amendments are designed to streamline processes, support development, and ensure sustainable growth.

Key Proposals Include:

  • New and revised definitions in Section 2.02
  • Unified site design requirements in the new Article IV
  • A centralized zoning district use table in Section 5.07
  • Introduction of the R-2 S Shoreline Residential Zoning District
  • Hybrid zoning techniques for commercial/residential districts
  • Comprehensive review and reorganization of administrative sections

Public Participation:
The full text of the proposed amendments is available for review at the Northport Village Hall during regular business hours. Community members are encouraged to submit written comments to by 5 PM on February 14, 2024, or to share their thoughts in person at the hearing.

Special Assistance:
If you require special assistance to participate in the hearing, please contact the Village Clerk at (231) 386-5182, ext. 10, as soon as possible.

We look forward to your participation in shaping the future of Northport. Your input is invaluable as we work together to make our Village a better place for everyone.

Joni L. Scott
Northport Village Clerk

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