Ordinances & Legal Notices

Township Ordinances

Laketown Township has gone through the process of “codifying” its ordinances. This process produces an orderly, structured code of ordinances that is easy to review, search and update.
Please click on the link below to go to the Laketown Township Code of Ordinances:
http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=14782&stateId=22&stateName=Michigan

The code is organized by chapter. Each chapter does include the number of the ordinance as it appeared before codifying.

Legal Notices

2024 Legal Notices

January 10, 2024 – Election Commission

January 16, 2024 — Notice of Registration for the Presidential Primary

January 25, 2024 — Board Synopsis (Jan. 10 meeting)

January 30, 2024 — Notice of Election (Feb. 27, 2024)

January 30, 2024 — Public Accuracy Test (Feb. 7, 2024)

February 28, 2024 — Board Synopsis (Feb. 14 meeting)

March 5, 11 & 12, 2024 — Board of Review meetings

March 6, 2024 — Budget Hearing (March 13 meeting)

March 28, 2024 — Board Synopsis (March 13 meeting)

April 3, 2024 — Election Commission

April 7, 2024 — Accuracy Test

April 7, 2024 — Election Notice

April 12, 2024 — Parks Commission Master Plan (May 15 meeting)

April 12, 2024 — Planning Commission Slenk, Perkins (May 1 meeting)

April 12, 2024 — Planning Commission CBB (May 1 meeting)

April 17, 2024 — Open Burning Ordinance

April 18, 2024 — Board Synopsis (April 10 meeting)

April 28, 2024 — Notice of Election (May 7 meeting)

May 3, 2024 — Zoning Board of Appeals (May 22 meeting)

May 5, 2024 — Parks Commission Master Plan (May 15 meeting)

May 16, 2024 — Board Synopsis (May 8 meeting)

2021 Legal Notices

January 6, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use Requests

January 18, 2021 – Notice of Risk Limiting Audit

March 2nd, 8th & 9th, 2021 – Legal Notice of March 2021 Board of Review – Electronic Remote Access

March 10, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Laketown Township Budget – 2021 – 2022 Budget

April 7, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing – Rezoning Proposal

April 7, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing – Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit

April 7, 2021 – Notice of Election Commission Meeting

April 29, 2021 – Notice of Adoption of Amendment to Laketown Township Zoning Ordinance and Map

May 4, 2021 – Notice of Registration

May 4, 2021 – Notice of Election

May 26, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing – Variance Request

June 2, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use Request

June 24, 2021 – Notice of Adoption of Amendment to Laketown Zoning Ordinance and Map

July 7, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Laketown Township Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map

July 20, 2021 – Notice of Special Meeting – Board of Review

July 14, 2021 – Notice of Adoption of Amendment to Laketown Zoning Ordinance and Map

August 4, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing – Special Use Request

September 1, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to the Laketown Township Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map

September 23, 2021 – Notice of Adoption of Ordinance No. 204 – Zoning Text Amendment to R-1.5 Rural Estate District

September 1, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use Request and PUD Request

October 6, 2021 – Notice of Public Hearing- New development and oversized building request

October 13, 2021 – Notice of Public Accuracy Test

November 2, 2021 – Election Notice of Registration

November 2, 2021 – Notice of Election

December 14, 2021 – Notice of Special Meeting – Board of Review

2020 Legal Notices

January 22, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearing – Zoning Board of Appeals – Roth Sunshine Escape LLC – 4699 Indianapolis Avenue – Variance Request

February 5, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearings – Planning Commission – Two Special Requests and One PUD Request

February 12, 2020 – Notice of Election Commission Meeting

February 12, 2020 – Ordinance 197 – (P1) Rental Unit Amendment (P2) Rental Unit Amendment

February 21, 2020 – Notice of Accuracy Test for March 10, 2020 Election

March 4, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearing

March 4, 2020 – Notice of Zoning Ordinance Amendment – Short-term Rentals

March 9 & 11, 2020 – Legal Notice for March 2020 Board of Review

March 10, 2020 – Notice of Registration for March 10, 2020, Presidential Primary Election

March 10, 2020 – Notice of Election for March 10, 2020, Presidential Primary Election

March 11, 2020 – Notice of Budget Hearing

March 25, 2020 – MEETING NOTICE CANCELLATION – Notice of Public Hearing for Zoning Board of Appeals – Gator Properties LLC.

April 1, 2020 – MEETING NOTICE CANCELLATION – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use at 6255 Blue Star Highway

April 20, 2020 – Notice of Public Meeting of Board of Commissioners via Electronic means in Accordance with Executive Orders 2020-15 and 2020-21

May 11 – 18, 2020 – Notice of Hydrant Flushing

May 18, 2020 – Notice of Public Meeting of Board of Commissioners of the Kalamazoo Lake Sewer and Water Authority via Electronic means in Accordance with Executive Order 2020-21 

May 24, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearing – Zoning Board of Appeals – Mr. Jannotta and Ms. Pearsall Variance Request

June 23, 2020 – The Kalamazoo Lake Sewer & Water Authority 2019 Water Quality Report

July 1, 2020 – Notice of Election Commission Meeting for August 4, 2020

July 8, 2020 – Notice of Election Public Accuracy Test

July 21, 2020 – Board of Review Special Meeting Notice

August 4, 2020 – State Primary Election Notice of Registration

August 4, 2020 – State Primary – Notice of Election

August 5, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use Requests

August 26, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearing – Zoning Board of Appeals – Variance Request

September 2, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Liger Management 

September 16, 2020 – Notice of Adoption of Laketown Township Ordinance 

September 23, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearing – Zoning Board of Appeals – Variance Request

October 7, 2020 – Notice of Election Commission Meeting

October 7, 2020 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use Request

October 7, 2020 – Legal Notice of Public Hearing – 2020 Master Plan

October 9, 2020 – Notice of Public Accuracy Test for November 3, 2020, General Election

November 3, 2020 – Notice of Registration for November 3, 2020, General Election

November 4, 2020 – Legal Notice of Public Hearing –  Planning Commission

November 4, 2020 – Legal Notice of Public Hearing – Special Use Request

December 2, 2020 – Legal Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use Requests

December 15th, 2020 – Notice of Laketown Township Board of Review

December 24th, 2020 – Ord. #200 Zoning Amendment – AG Agricultural District 

2019 Legal Notices

February 6, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use and PUD

January 9, 2019 – Ord. #189 Prohibit Marihuana Establishments Ordinance

January 9, 2019 – Ord. #190 Zoning Amendment – AG Agriculture to R-1 Rural Estat

February 27, 2019 – ZBA – Bredeway Variance Request – 6444 145th Avenue District

March 5, 2019 – Legal Notice for March 2019 Board of Review

March 6, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Zoning Ordinance Amendment – Accessory Dwellings

March 6, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use at 6243 136th Street

March 13, 2019 – Notice of Budget Hearing

April 1, 2019 – Notice of Election Commission Meeting

April 3, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use – 6121 Blue Star Highway

April 10, 2019 – Notice of Public Accuracy Test for May 7, 2019 Special Election

April 10, 2019 – #191 Marihuana Prohibition Establishment Ordinance

April 10, 2019 – #192 Accessory Dwelling Units – Home Office and Occupation Ordinance

April 10, 2019 – #193 Fireworks Ordinance

May 7, 2019 – Notice of Registration for the May 7, 2019 Special Election

May 7, 2019 – Notice of Election for the May 7, 2019 Special Election

May 7, 2019 – Notice of Election for the May 7, 2019 Special Election

May 8, 2019 – Ordinance #194 – Parking Violations

May 13, 2019 – Hydrant Flushing Notice – Week of May 13 and May 20

May 22, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Zoning Board of Appeals – Variance Request – 4696 Indianapolis Avenue

July 16, 2019 – Board of Review Meeting Notice

August 7, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use Request – 6687 Edwards Ave.

August 28, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Zoning Board of Appeals – Variance Request – 4703 Indianapolis Avenue

October 2, 2019 – Notice of Election Commission Meeting

October 2, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Special Use Request – 63rd St and Blue Star Hwy

October 2, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Commission – Rezoning Request – AG to R1 – 144th E of 62nd St

October 3, 2019 – Notice of Drainage Board Meeting – Tulip Intercounty Drain.

October 3, 2019 – Notice of Drainage Board Meeting – Ottogan Intercounty Drain.

October 3, 2019 – Notice of Drainage Board Meeting – Kelly Lake Intercounty Drain.

October 9, 2019 – Ord. #195 Zoning Amendment – Agriculture to Rural.

October 16, 2019 – Notice of Public Accuracy Test for the November 5, 2019, Special Election

November 5, 2019 – Notice of Registration for November 5, 2019, Election

November 5, 2019 – Notice of Election for November 5, 2019, Election

December 10, 2019 – Board of Review Meeting Notice

December 12, 2019 – Notice of Public Hearing – General Obligation Limited Tax Bonds

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Laketown Resolution
FOIA Procedures and Guidelines
Public Summary of FOIA Procedures and Guidelines
FOIA Detailed Cost Itemization
FOIA Request Extend Deny Appeal Denial Appeal Fees

Questions? Please email Jim Hayden, Communications Coordinator: office@LaketownTwp.org