Zoning Department

Stephen Kerr
Monday through Friday 9am-4:30pm;

(231) 766-3043 ext 2016 Or (231) 332-6706
zoningadministrator@daltontownship.org

Ordinance Enforcer: Clay Orrison.  
Office hours vary.  Complaints can be left with any staff person (231-766-3043).


*Credit/Debit payments accepted at Dalton Township Hall and by phone for taxes, permits, and more.  Click here for information.*

Dalton Township Noise Ordinance             Township Ordinance Complaint Form


Zoning Reminders:

  • Ponds require approval by Building and Zoning as well as the DEQ (contact info below).
  • Signs posted in the Township require approval from both the Building and Zoning Departments.
  • Existing signs, when properties change ownership, also require Zoning Approval.
  • Refacing, altering, re-locating, etc. of signs REQUIRES ZONING APPROVAL.
  • General Law Ordinances are located in the Clerk's Office: 231-766-3043 ext 2013

Zoning Ordinance and Amendments.
Depending on your connection these may take several minutes to download.

Zoning Map - *updated 2019
Zoning Ordinance*updates through February 8th, 2021
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*Ordinance 2021-01 Marihuana Facilities (Zoning Ordinance)
.        *Chapter 13 "State-Licensed Marihuana Facilities" (General Law)


Updated Forms and Help Sheets.
Depending on your connection these may take several minutes to download.

Site Plan (blank) *required when building -
New Businesses - Moving into existing building
New Businesses - Start up check list

 

Zoning Land Use Compliance Application *required when building
Min. Lot Size Requirements by Zoned District ...............................
Residential Fencing Help Sheet *Zoning Approval required
Site Plan Review Application ..........................................................
Special Land Use Application 
Temporary Special Land Use Application ......................................
Zoning District Amendment Application
Variance Application ......................................................................

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The above "forms" are in .pdf format.
A .pdf reader is required and can be downloaded from the adobe website.

Other Links

Ordinance 2013-406   Muskegon County Accommodations Tax Ordinance
GAAMP  Generally Accepted Agricultural Management Practices
MI DEQ Building a Pond in Michigan (DEQ Grand Rapids Office: 616-356-0500)