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Thanksgiving Holiday

The Chocolay Township Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for Thanksgiving.

We will reopen on Monday, December 1.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!!

Posted on 24 Nov 2014
2014 December Board of Review
The Chocolay Township 2014 December Board of Review will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 9:00 AM at the Chocolay Township Hall.  Click here for Board of Review notice.
Posted on 24 Nov 2014
THANKSGIVING WEEK GARBAGE COLLECTION

For Thanksgiving Week -

If your regular day for garbage collection is Thursday, your garbage will be picked up on Tuesday.

If your regular day is Wednesday, there will be no change.

Please make sure that your garbage and recycling is out by 7:00 AM. 

Posted on 19 Nov 2014
Food Drive

Chocolay Township Office will be accepting food donations until December 22.  These donations will be distributed to St. Vincent de Paul and Salvation Army for their food pantries.

Posted on 19 Nov 2014
Public Hearing - Rezoning and Conditional Use

Notice is hereby given that Chocolay Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolay Township Hall at 5010 US-41 South, Marquette, MI to hear public comment on the following applications:

 

Rezoning Application ZA003-14

John and Kathy Conrad, request to rezone parcel #52-02-251-011-00, described as "Village of Harvey Vannier & Hagers Re-Plat Lots 30 & 31, Block 5 including the southerly 10' of abandoned alley", commonly known as 225 W. Terrace St, from Residential 2 (R2) to Commercial (C). If rezoned, the property would be bounded by the commercial district on the west and south, and R2 district on the north and east.

 

Conditional Use Application CU14-05

CU14-05, same parcel as above, 225 W. Terrace St, request to open two businesses to include an office and hair salon in the existing structures.  Per Section 3.1 of the Chocolay Township Zoning Ordinance, "In all districts, no more than one (1) principal use or main building shall be placed on a lot, except for groups of related industrial or commercial buildings, or multiple family dwelling contained within a single integrated complex, sharing parking, access, and other similar site features as a conditional use in the MFR, C, and I zoning districts."

 

Copies of the applications are available for review and inspection at the Chocolay Township Hall Mon Fri 8 am 5 pm, and can also be viewed at www.chocolay.org.  Written comments will be received until 3 pm December 1.  Questions or written comments can be directed to the Planning Director at 249-1448 or kdrakewoodward@chocolay.org.  Chocolay Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon 4 business days notice to the Chocolay Township Clerk.

Posted on 14 Nov 2014
Garbage Tag Increase

Effective Monday, December 1, 2014 the price for a sheet of garbage tags (5 tags) will increase from $8.50 to $9.00

This price increase is to cover the anticipated increases in landfill and contract hauler prices in 2015.

Tags may be purchased at the following Harvey locations:  Chocolay Township Hall, Snyder Drug, Jack's Superserv, Kassel's Korner, Holiday Gas Station, Krist Oil, Marquette Community Federal Credit Union.

Posted on 14 Nov 2014
Tunnel Closure
Due to the recent snow, the tunnel will be closed for the winter.
Posted on 14 Nov 2014
Gentz's Sod Farm - Closed
Gentz's Sod Farm is now closed for the season
Posted on 10 Nov 2014
Wood Chips
Wood chips are now available at the Township Office free of charge.  They are available on a first come, first serve basis - haul your own.
Posted on 08 Oct 2014
Chocolay Senior Drop In Center
The Chocolay Senior Drop In Center will be resuming their regular hours beginning Tuesday, September 9. The hours will be Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM. All Seniors are encouraged to attend.
Posted on 02 Sep 2014
Garbage Pick up

Beginning Wednesday, March 5, the garbage contractor will be enforcing the 30 pound / 32 gallon limit on garbage bags.  Anything over these limits will NOT be picked up. 

Any questions, please contact the Township office at 249-1448.

Posted on 28 Feb 2014
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