Community planning & zoning for groundwater protection in Michigan

a guidebook for local officials by Lillian F. Dean

Publisher: Michigan Society of Planning Officials in Rochester, MI

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Other titlesCommunity planning and zoning for groundwater protection in Michigan.
Statementby Lillian F. Dean & Mark A. Wyckoff for Office of Water Resources, Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
ContributionsWyckoff, Mark A., Michigan. Office of Water Resources.
LC ClassificationsHT167.5.M5 D43 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1361291M
LC Control Number92621741

The City of Coldwater Planning Commission serves as an advisory group of the city. The commission administers the Coldwater Comprehensive Plan that sets forth the policies, guidelines and land use designations for long-range development of the city. Planning and Zoning Information: Office Hours: a.m. to p.m. () or () Discretionary Permit Coordinator: To submit a Conditional Use Permit, Planned Development Permit, Subdivision Application, or other Discretionary Permit Applications contact This email address is.   Introduction Zoning is the regulation of the use of land. It is the exercise of police power intended to protect the public health, safety, and general welfare. Zoning does not create divisions of land nor does it guarantee development. Zoning constitutes an effort on the part of the designated governmental body to avoid land.   All OWRB Data Aquifer Study Data Bathymetric Data Floodplain Data (FEMA) Groundwater Data Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan Data Surface Water Data Water Rights Data Water Supply Data Hydrologic Study Maps Arbuckle-Simpson Canadian River Enid Isolated Terrace Garber-Wellington North Fork of the Red River Rush Springs Operations .

Exclusionary Zoning Under Common Law and the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act. Most of us involved in zoning standards know that exclusionary zoning is illegal. For those that are unfamiliar with exclusionary zoning, it refers to use of zoning ordinances to exclude certain types of uses from a given community. Community Planning Month; Contact P&D; Contact Us; COVID Public Meeting Process; Development; Electronic Plan Review; Fees and Financial Information; Historic Preservation; I and Carefree Highway; Inspections; Licensing Time Frames; Maps; Online Project Tools; Online Services & Information; Planning & Zoning; Queue Wait Times. A. Michigan Townships Association Please visit MTA’s website at B. Michigan Planning & Zoning News (October ) article (Attachment C) C. The Michigan Riparian magazine The Michigan Riparian website can be found at and the mailing address for The Michigan Riparian is as follows.   Use these resources to identify, assess and prioritize possible risks and minimize potential losses. Make a plan to minimizing the impact .

Zoning map of the City of Lathrup Village: amendment no. 4. Blue-line print. "Revised zoning map in acordance with Ordinanace #63 and made a part of Ordinance #18 of the City of Lathrup Village, adopted by the Council of the City of Lathrup Village at its meeting held Ma A Summary of the Michigan Township Rural Zoning Act, Act , Public Acts of , as Amended Through July 1, Issue 1 of Michigan State University. Institute for Community Development & Services. Technical bulletin no. A, revision Issue 1 of Technical bulletin (Michigan State University. Community Development Programs) Authors. This permits townships to determine, based on growth and the interests of the community, when the higher-density zoning classification should apply in the future. DF Land Development, LLC v Ann Arbor Charter Twp (Michigan Court of Appeals, Novem ). Multiple Lawsuits Challenging Township Action. amended, (being the Michigan Planning Enabling Act, M.C.L. et. seq.), and recommendations of the author and reviewers of this pamphlet (see box, below). The Michigan Planning Enabling Act is a new statute that changes how various planning procedures are done, and provides new duties and power to many planning commissions i n the state.

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Protecting groundwater supplies is often unaddressed until it is too late. Keep your community’s water supply clean and safe with some common sense practices in your master plan, zoning ordinance, and other community practices: Develop a wellhead protection plan if your community has a type I public water wells/public water system.

The Groundwater Management Board SinceTri-County has hosted the Groundwater Management Board (GMB) to discuss policy matters, land use, and/or water development projects that may have a potential impact on groundwater resources and management in the region.

The GMB's mission is to provide a multi-jurisdictional forum for coordination and. The Planning & Zoning Center at Michigan State University is a multi-disciplinary team of professionals devoted to research, education and consultation on best practices for community planning and development control.

It works both independently and in cooperation with many other groups both on and off campus to build an economically. The condition of Michigan's groundwater is getting worse, according to a report released this week by the non-profit group FLOW, or For Love of Water.

The report is entitled "The Sixth Great Lake: The Emergency Threatening Michigan's Overlooked Groundwater Resource." According to FLOW, the volume of groundwater in the Great Lakes watershed is.

Wellhead Protection Area (WHPA) Management is the next step communities can take after developing a wellhead protection plan. This step leads communities through identifying management strategies that will have the greatest effect on reducing the threat of contamination to their drinking water source.

Part 22 Groundwater Discharge Permit - Legal authority- History • The early regulation enacted in by the Michigan legislature declared that the Department shall protect and conserve the water resources of the state.

• Federal protections were put in place much later than Michigan’s water protection act. While the Federal. The Michigan Association of Planning (MAP) is a (c)3 organization, dedicated to promoting sound community planning that benefits the residents of Michigan.

The Michigan Association of Planning exists to promote quality community planning through education, information and advocacy, statewide. The "Handbook" addresses topics ranging from initial planning for a monitoring well to abandonment. Factors influencing monitoring well design and installation include: purpose, location, site hydrogeology, contaminant characteristics, an­ thropogenic activities, and testing equipment that the well must accommodate.

Planning and Zoning for Agritourism For communities that wish to support and promote their local agricultural sectors through agritourism, a good place to start is to incorporate goals, objectives, policies, or action items within the comprehensive plan identifying agritourism as an important approach to strengthening the farming sector.

Better Neighborhood Engagement & Development Information. We've modified our public notice postcards and put information and all application attachments online for the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Historic Preservation 're also working with groups such as the Urban Core Collective (UCC) and several neighborhood.

resource or guide development within a special area. Natural Resource Protection Overlay districts can manage development in or near environmentally sensitive areas, such as groundwater recharge areas (e.g. to ensure water quality and quantity), special habitat (e.g. species or feature protection) or fl oodplains (e.g.

prevent fl ood damage). Zoning district map, Portage, Michigan. Cadastral map. "This is to certify that this is a copy of the official zoning map referred to in section of the zoning ordinance of. Also known as "Wellhead Protection" and "Drinking Water Source Protection," Ohio's Source Water Assessment and Protection (SWAP) program assists communities with protecting their sources of drinking water (streams, lakes and aquifers) from SWAP program addresses over 4, public water systems in Ohio and does not address private residential.

Community water systems and non-profit, non-community water systems that serve a tribal population are eligible to have projects funded, in whole or in part, with DWIG-TSA funds. Learn more. Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) Program.

Chicago. American Planning Association N. Michigan Ave., Suite Chicago, IL Phone: Fax: The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which expire at the end of were the first attempt of the international community to set goals with time‐limited targets for development.

A large number of people on the planet have achieved the targets of the eight MDGs and some have surpassed them, albeit in some cases in an unsustainable manner. A zoning ordinance is a township law establishing land development districts and regulating land development.

In suburban and rural areas where the dominant intent of zoning is to protect the value and use of private residences, zoning often focuses on segregating incompatible land uses. ____, Groundwater protection: Water Planning Division, Water Quality Management Report, 36 p. U.S. National Science Foundation,Groundwater resources and contamination in the United States: U.S.

Department of Commerce PBWorkshop Papers and Summary, p. • Rules. Michigan requires a groundwater permit for any discharge of pollutants into groundwater. For information concerning the regulation of discharges of pollutants to surface waters of the state, see the state section NPDES PERMIT.

The state has adopted the federal groundwater monitoring regulations; however, the state has established some additional. Zoning Ordinances. NEMCOG staff provides a wide variety of zoning services to counties, townships, cities, and villages in northeast Michigan including comprehensive review and analysis of a community's current zoning, zoning updates/amendments, and complete rewrite of a community's zoning ordinance.

The major program areas include transportation, economic development, community planning, and natural resource protection. The SWMPC office is located at: Southwest Michigan Planning Commission W.

Main Street, Suite Benton Harbor, Michigan phone - fax - The water is pumped into a storage tank (a "water tower") 15 to 20 m above the ground, to provide pressure, and is distributed through pipes to homes throughout the community. The groundwater supply, especially that in the bedrock, is badly depleted along Lake Michigan between Muskegon and Petoskey and from the southern state line to the thumb.

The sustainable management of groundwater resources requires good planning and concerted efforts. In addition to responding to acute resource degradation, planning for groundwater protection needs the attention of all users.

AIM OF THE IDEAS BOOK The aim of this book is to provide ideas on different aspects of groundwater management. Michigan Laws Relating to Planning (from MSU LPI) Michigan Laws has been reissued inand details the complete structure of relevant State statutes. All Enabling Acts for County, Township, Village, and City appear, along with many related laws.

Planning and Zoning for Farmland Protection (from AFT) Farmland Protection was written some. Planetizen has partnered with to enable you to purchase any title by selecting the linked title of the book. Also, be sure to check out our Store for the latest books in urban planning, design and development.

Top 20 All-Time Urban Planning Titles Top 20 all-time urban planning books that every urban planner should read. For the safety of our customers and employees during the COVID pandemic, Planning & Development Services lobbies are temporarily closed to the public.

We will continue to provide essential services to our customers via drop-offs, phone or video calls and online services. Groundwater protection, solid waste planning and compliance inspections, and surface water monitoring Collection of household hazardous waste Regulation of tobacco sales and enforcement of restrictions including the State of Michigan’s Smoke Free Workplace Law.

The groundwater inventory and mapping project was developed because Public Act (Michigan, Public Acts of ) required the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to create a "groundwater inventory and map" that includes eight specific products, a general requirement for a groundwater inventory, and a directive to make the map and inventory.

Michigan land use experts explain the ins and outs of zoning and land use, whether you represent the developer, the municipality, the landowner, or a neighbor.

With this book you will: Unscramble the unexpected zoning or land use problem; Request a rezoning, special land use approval, or a PUD. A task force that formed about three years ago is in the process of creating a zoning overlay district that would put measures into place to protect surface and groundwater.The Michigan Groundwater Inventory and Mapping Project Website aids in the understanding and evaluation of the groundwater resources in Michigan and fulfills the mandates of Michigan Public Act of The Website includes an Interactive Map Viewer, a Groundwater Information Database, Project Reports, Web Resources, Documents, and Online Tutorials.Programs (Conservation Planning Requirements).

The intent of this Chapter is to provide criteria or direction for specific projects for which a water use demand (primarily residential) estimate will be needed. This Chapter addresses the design quantity associated with residential demands and selected demands for transitory use facilities.