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Parks and Recreation 5-year Plan

The Parks & Recreation Plan is a guide for the upkeep and future development of parks and recreational facilities for the community of Powell Township. The development of this plan was initiated by the Powell Township Board of Trustees upon the recommendation fo the Powell Township Recreation Committee.

  • Draft of Powell Township Recreation Plan and Survey Link - [view] 3.92 MB
    "The plan contains a description of the community, an overview of the parks and recreation administrative structure and budget, and an inventory of existing recreational facilities. The background information provides a basis for the goals and objectives developed by the Recreation Committee with input from the public. Finally, the plan contains an action program that identifies how Powell Township will work towards these goals and objectives over the next five years." Parks and Recreation Survey Link below. COPY AND PASTE https://docs.google.com/forms/d/132RjgwThFwUohKU7vzR55U7FtRuRnc9U1j3Ju9MW3uY/viewform?usp=send_form or go to the Parks and Recreation page for easier access.

Powell Township Master Plan

"A Master Plan outlines a community's vision for its future, providing guidance in the areas of housing, land use, the economy, sustainability, community facilities and services, recreation, and transportation through measurable goals and objectives."

  • October 2014 Asserting Board Right to Approve Master Plan Resolution - [view] 38.95 KB
    Asserting Board Right to Approve Master Plan Resolution Signed October 21st, 2014
  • November 2014 Master Plan Adoption Resolution - [view] 1.41 MB
    November 2014 Master Plan Adopted Resolution
  • Approved Master Plan - [view] 72.78 MB

Powell Township Tax Graphs

There are two graphs per year. One for Powell Township residents total taxes going to different areas (Levy-Budget). The second graph is a breakdown of the expenditures that includes (but not limited to) revenues from the percentage of total taxes that comes to Powell Township Government

  • 2013-2014 Revenue & Expenditure (Actual GAAP Basis) - [view] 206.51 KB
    Actual GAAP Basis, Expenditure from Auditor Anderson Tackman and Company
  • 2014 Levy - 2015 Budget - [view] 161.26 KB
    Powell Township Grand Total Taxes 2014 Levy - 2015 Budget
  • 2015 Levy - 2016 Budget - [view] 161.25 KB
    Powell Township Grand Total Taxes 2015 Levy - 2016 Budget
  • 2012 Levy - 2013 Budget - [view] 160.8 KB
    Powell Township Grand Total Taxes 2012 Levy - 2013 Budget
  • 2015-2016 Revenue & Expenditure (Actual GAAP Basis) - [view] 209.17 KB
    Actual GAAP Basis Expenditure from Auditor Anderson Tackman and Company
  • 2012-2013 Revenue & Expenditure (Actual GAAP Basis) - [view] 207.17 KB
    Actual GAAP Basis Expenditure from Auditor Anderson Tackman and Company
  • 2014-2015 Revenue & Expenditure (Actual GAAP Basis) - [view] 209.04 KB
    Actual GAAP Basis Expenditure from Auditor Anderson Tackman and Company
  • 2013 Levy - 2014 Budget - [view] 161.39 KB
    Powell Township Grand Total Taxes 2013 Levy - 2014 Budget

Rental Forms

  • Terms and Conditions of Use of Draver Park - [view] 38.59 KB
    The rental agreement for Draver Park.
  • Request for Use or Rental of Powell Township Hall - [view] 22.5 KB
    Updated 2013 Request for Use or Rental of Powell Township Hall Form

Zoning & Ordinances

  • Dog Control Ordinance (2013) - [view] 123.93 KB

  • Outdoor and Open Barrel Burning Ordinance (2009) - [view] 57.62 KB

  • Dangerous Building Ordinance - [view] 21.42 KB
    This is for public viewing before being effective. This Ordinance was approved at October 20th, 2015 Meeting. The publication of this ordinance will be in Sunday paper (October 25th, 2015). The Dangerous Building Ordinance will be effective 15 days after that date.
  • Noise and Public Nuisance - [view] 337.01 KB
    Noise and Public Nuisance Ordinance 006718
  • Powell Township Water Department Emergency/Contingency Plan 2013 - [view] 13.57 KB
    This is the Revised Water Department Emergency/Contingency Plan (January 17, 2013). Included are contact numbers and directions in case of emergencies.
  • Cross Connection Control Program - [view] 60.55 KB
    Approved January 29, 2013 to adopt the Cross Connection Control Program edits that were made in 2010. Included here is the approval and the program itself.
  • Amend Water Rate Ordinance (March 2016) - [view] 971.22 KB
    Resolution Amending the Water Rate Ordinance
  • Collection of Delinquent Water-Sewer Bills (September 2014) - [view] 50.48 KB
    Policy to collect past due/ Delinquent Water Sewer Bills
  • Michigan's Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act (2001) - [view] 129.19 KB
    This is Michigan's Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act PDF version from their archives.
  • Adopting National Incident Management System (April 2016) - [view] 555.11 KB
    "Directed (by) the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to develop and administer a National Incident Managerment System, which would porvide a consistent nationwide approach for Federal, State, and local governments to work together more effectively and efficiently to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from domestic incidents, regardless of cause, size or complexity."
  • Ordinance for Fire Department charges for emergency incidents and excessive alarms - [view] 15.6 KB
    effective October 8th, 2013 "An ordinance to establish charges for the Township of Powell Volunteer Fire Department Services when the department responds to Emergency incidents and, or excessive false fire alarms, and to provide methods for the collection of such charges."
  • Zoning Map - [view] 2.07 MB
    Powell Township Zoning Map
  • New Water Connections Ordinance - [view] 87.89 KB

  • Fire Department Emergency Service Charges Ordinance (July 2013) - [view] 172.58 KB
    Fire Department Emergency Service Charges signed July 2013
  • Addressing Floodplain Management Ordinance (January 2016) - [view] 408.59 KB
    "An ordinance to affirm an enforcing agency to discharge the responsibility of the Township of Powell and to designate regulated flood hazard areas under the provisions of the State Construction Code Act, No. 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended."
  • Barking Dogs Ordinance (January 2013) - [view] 81.68 KB
    "An Ordinance to secure the public peace, health, safety and welfare of the residents and property owners of the Township of Powell, by regulation of barking dogs within the township causing disturbance or annoyance to residents, and to provide penalties for violation of this ordinance."
  • Poverty Exemption (January 2017) - [view] 75.63 KB
    "adoption of guidelines for poverty exemptions... whereas the principal residence of persons, who the Assessor and Board of Review determines by reason of poverty to be unable to contribute to the public charge, is eligible for exemption in whole or in part from taxation under Public Act 390 of 1994"
  • Parking on Sidewalks Prohibited Ordinance - [view] 228.06 KB
    Approved on October 17th, 2017 Parking on Sidewalks is Prohibited Ordinance

Zoning Ordinace Book

  • Complete Zoning Ordinance Book (Revised January 2013) - [view] 1.04 MB
    Here is the revised 2013 Zoning Book. The Table of Contents are a saved in a different PDF
  • Zoning Ordinance Book - Table of Contents - [view] 17.17 KB
    This is only the Table of Contents for the Zoning book. A separate document is the complete Ordinance Book

Zoning Permits & Forms

  • Demolition Permit 2015 - [view] 21.99 KB
    Updated 2015 Demolition Permit Application. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Appeal of Administrative Decision - [view] 17.36 KB
    Updated 2013 Appeal of Administrative Decision. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Application for Class A Non-conforming use Designation - [view] 18.19 KB
    Updated 2013 Application for Class A Non-conforming use designation. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Request for Interpretation - [view] 16.99 KB
    Updated 2013 Request for interpretation. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Petition for Amendment of Zoning Ordinance Text - [view] 17.67 KB
    Updated 2013 Petition for Amendment of Zoning Ordinance Text. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Conditional Use Permit Application - [view] 20.34 KB
    CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION -The completed form should be brought in person. Please do not mail this form.
  • Home Occupation Permit - [view] 17.94 KB
    Updated 2013 Home Occupation Permit. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Mineral Extraction Permit Application - [view] 16.48 KB
    Updated 2013 Mineral Extraction Permit Application. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Petition for a Variance - [view] 18.44 KB
    Updated 2013 Petition for a variance. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Petition for Amendment of Zoning Ordinance Map - [view] 18.09 KB
    Updated 2013 Petition for Amendment of Zoning Ordinance Map. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Site Plan and Zoning Compliance Permit Application 2015 - [view] 18.62 KB
    Updated 2015 Site Plan and Zoning Compliance Permit Application. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.
  • Zoning Permit Fees 2017 - [view] 9.3 KB


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