NOTICE OF ADOPTION AND POSTING OF ZONING TEXT AMENDMENT ORDINANCE AND; NOTICE OF ADOPTION AND POSTING OF A TEXT AMENDMENT ORDINANCE TO THE LAND DIVISIONS AND SUBDIVISIONS ORDINANCE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Park Township Zoning Text Amendment Ordinance was adopted at a meeting of the Park Township Board held on January 10, 2019, amending the Park Township Zoning Ordinance.  The amendment is to take effect on January 31, 2019, provided that this effective date shall be extended as necessary to comply with the requirements of Section 402 of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act. A summary of the regulatory effect of the amendment is as follows.

The text amendment proposes to amend Section 38-390 – Accessory uses by including provisions to regulate poultry and fowl in zoning districts outside of the agricultural and permanent open space district. The proposed provisions regulate the number of poultry and fowl, slaughtering, containment, setbacks, area for each animal, odors, roosters, food storage, and permit revocation.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Park Township Text Amendment Ordinance was adopted at a meeting of the Park Township Board held on January 10, 2019, amending the Park Township Land Divisions and Subdivisions Ordinance.  The amendment is to take effect on February 22, 2019, provided that this effective date shall be extended as necessary to comply with the requirements of Act 246 of the Public Acts of 1945, as amended. A summary of the regulatory effect of the amendment is as follows.

The text amendment proposes to amend Section 18-19 – Definitions by adding Preliminary Plat, amend Section 18-61(2) – Preliminary plat procedures by adding provisions regarding a public hearing, fix numerical references, and clarify that the Clerk is the Township Clerk, amend Section 18-62 Final plats to fix numerical references and clarify that the Clerk is the Township Clerk, amend Section 18-83(4) – Streets and roads stub streets, Section 18-84 – Intersections, Section 18-85 – Pedestrian ways, Section 18-86 – Easements, 18-87 – Blocks, Section 18-88 – Lots, Section 18-89 – Planting strips and reserve strips, Section 18-90 – Public sites and open spaces, Section 18-91 Large scale developments, Section 18-116(10)b – Sidewalks and crosswalks to fix numerical references, amend Section 18-116(13) – Required improvements street trees to add requirements for street trees and, amend Section 18-118 – Guarantee of completion of improvements required by the township and Section 18-150 – Procedures to fix numerical references.

A copy of the Ordinances have been posted and can be purchased or inspected at the office of the Park Township Clerk, Park Township Hall, 52 S. 152nd Avenue, Holland, Michigan, 49424, (Phone 616-399-4520) during regular business hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm), and has been posted on the Township website at www.parktownship.org.

Dated:  January 23, 2019                                                              Skip Keeter, Clerk

Park Township