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Zoning Board of Appeals - Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Chocolay Township Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at the Chocolay Township Complex at 5010 US 41 South, Marquette, Michigan 49855, beginning at 7:00 PM, to receive public comment on the following application:

Application #14-04

John and Kathy Conrad, 225 W. Terrance St, Marquette, MI, parcel #52-02-251-011-00, R2 zoning district (subject to pending request to rezone to "Commercial"), requests a dimensional variance from Section 6.1 (A) Front Setback to build a deck and ramp for handicapped access to a proposed business. The minimum front setback requirement for structures is 25 feet in the R2 district (30 feet in the Commercial district). The existing house, which was built before the zoning ordinance, is setback 12.5 feet from the property line. The proposed deck would extend to within 4.5 feet of the front property line (approximately17.5 feet from the road).

Copies of the application 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 18. 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 05 Dec 2014
Winter Tax Bills
Winter Tax bills have been mailed out, and are due March 2, 2015.  As of March 3, 2015, all unpaid tax bills will be turned over to the County Treasurer.

If you have any questions or have not received your bill, please contact the Township Office at 249-1448.

Posted on 03 Dec 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
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
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
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