Chapter 4: Community Highlights


A variety of people were interviewed as part of this project – township officials, planning commission members, citizen activists – to provide a local perspective and insight into accomplishments and challenges. During these interviews a common thread became apparent: it usually only takes a few people to enact change at the local level, if those people are passionate, knowledgeable and persistent. If you are reading this, YOU might be the catalyst your community needs to use the tools in this guidebook to protect the inland lakes in your community.

Additional References

MunicipalityCountyResource DescriptionResource Link
Albert TownshipMontmorency CountyPlanning, Zoning, and Enforcement Web PageClick here
City of Orchard Lake VillageOakland CountyLocal Government Home Web PageClick here
Elk Rapids TownshipAntrim CountyZoning OrdinanceClick here
Porter TownshipVan Buren CountyCompilation of General and Zoning OrdinancesClick here
Springfield Charter Township Oakland CountyCode of OrdinancesClick here