exclamation Orion Township and the Village of Lake Orion residents DO NOT need to boil water due to the water main break in Port Huron. However, we have instituted an OUTDOOR WATERING RESTRICTION until further notice. Please turn off outdoor irrigation systems until further notice. Visit GLWA's website for more information on the water main break and repair efforts.
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Zoning Ordinance #78


Revised 12/21/2021

Section Title Page
     
  Index of Amendments  
  Preamble 1-1
  Ordinance Title 1-1
1 Short Title 1-1
2 Construction of Language & Definitions 2-1
3 Zoning Districts & Map 3-1
4 Deleted Section 4-1
5 Single Family Residential (SF, SE, SR) 5-1
6 Single Family Residential (R-1, R-2, R-3) 6-1
Multiple Family Residential Districts, RM-1 & RM-2 7-1
8 Mobile Home Park (MHP) 8-1
9 Office & Professional 1 9-1
10 Deleted Section 10-1
11 Restricted Business 1 11-1
12 Deleted Section 12-1
13 Deleted Section 13-1
14 General Business (GB) 14-1
15 Deleted Section 15-1
16 Limited Industrial 1 16-1
17 Deleted Section 17-1
18 Industrial Park (IP) 18-1
19 Industrial Complex (IC) 19-1
20 Railroad Freight Yard (RFY) 20-1
21 Special Purpose 1 (SP-1) 21-1
22 Special Purpose 2 (SP-2) 22-1
23 Recreation 1 (REC-1) 23-1
24 Recreation 2 (REC-2) 24-1
25 Deleted Section 25-1
26 Schedule of Regulations 26-1
27 General Provisions 27-1
  27.00 – Administrative Regulations  27-4
  27.01 – Nonconformities  27-5
  27.02 – Buildings, Structures & Uses 27-10 
  27.03 – Yard & Bulk Requirements  27-15 
  27.04 – Parking & Loading Regulations  27-17 
  27.05 – Landscaping, Fences & Walls  27-26 
  27.06 – Streets, Roads & Other Means of Access  37-35
  27.07 – Wireless Service Facilities 27-36 
  27.10 – Temporary Sales Offices in Residential Districts  27-45 
  27.11 – Lighting Regulations  27-45 
  27.12 – Tree & Woodlands Protection 27-49 
  27.13 – Regulated Uses 27-59 
  27.14 – Access Management  27-63 
  27.15 – Open Space Preservation  27-71 
  27.16 – Large Scale Retail Establishments  27-74 
  27.17 – Wetland Setbacks  27-76 
  27.18 – Wind Energy Conversion Systems  27-77 
  27.19 - Outdoor Storage 27-80
28 General Exceptions 28-1
29 Administrative Organization 29-1
  29.00 – Organization 29-2
  29.01 – Township Board of Trustees  29-2
  29.02 – Township Planning Commission 29-2
  29.03 – Zoning Board of Appeals 29-3
  29.04 – Enforcement Officer  29-4
30 Administrative Procedures & Standards 30-1
  30.00 – Purpose  30-3 
  30.01 – Site Plan Review Procedures, Standards & Condominium Requirements  30-3
  30.02 – Special Land Use Procedures & Standards  30-14 
  30.03 – Planned Unit Development  30-19
  30.04 – Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance  30-41
  30.05 – Conditional Rezoning  30-45
  30.06 – Appeals  30-49
  30.07 – Variances  30-51
  30.08 – Interpretations  30-52
  30.09 – Performance Guarantee 30-52
  30.10 – Fees  30-53 
  30.11 – Permits to Construct, Move, Alter or Change Use 30-53
  30.12 – Nonconformities  30-56
  30.13 – Certificates of Occupancy  30-56
  30.14 – Records  30-57
  30.15 – Violation & Penalties 30-57
31 Repeal of Existing Zoning Ordinance 31-1
32 Effective Date 32-1
33 Gingellville Village Center Overlay District 33-1
34 Brown Road Innovative Zone 34-1
35 Lapeer Road Overlay District 35-1