Documents and Forms

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]
Asserting Board Right to Approve Master Plan Resolution Signed October 21st, 2014

November 2014 Master Plan Adoption Resolution – [view]
November 2014 Master Plan Adopted Resolution

Approved Master Plan – [view]

(2018) Well Head Protection Program – [view]
The completed Well Head Protection Program of 2018

Township Meeting Notices

Open to the Public, Powell Township Meeting Dates. Unless posted differently

Township Board

3rd Tuesday of each month- 7pm

*June and October Meetings are held at the Halfway Township Hall

Planning Commission

3rd Wednesday of each month- 6:30pm

Parks & Recreation Committee

2nd Tuesday of each month- 6:30pm

Fire Department

Last Thursday of each month- 7pm @ Big Bay Fire Hall

Ambulance Department

1st Thursday of each month- 6:30pm @ Big Bay Fire Hall

Rental Forms

Terms and Conditions of Use of Draver Park – [view]
The rental agreement for Draver Park.

Hall Rental for Powell Township – [view]
The Request and Rules for the Hall Rental. Please contact the Custodian or Supervisor when arranging the Hall Rental

CHIMNEY BRUSH WAIVER – [view]
Free to use. Only fill out the Waiver to be charged if damaged or not returned.

Vehicle Lock Out Equipment Waiver – [view]

Zoning Ordinance Book

Complete Zoning Ordinance Book (Revised January 2013) – [view]
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]
This is only the Table of Contents for the Zoning book. A separate document is the complete Ordinance Book

Zoning Map and Permit Fees

Zoning Map – [view]
Powell Township Zoning Map

Zoning Permit Fees
SITE PLAN RESIDENTIAL: $37.50
SITE PLAN COMMERICAL: $50.00
DEMOLITION:$37.50
COPY OF ORDINANCE ON CD: $15.00
COPY OF ORDINANCE HARD COPY: $50.00
COPY OF COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ON CD:$15.00
COPY OF COMPREHENSIVE PLAN HARD COPY: $50.00
SIGN PERMIT: $27.50
CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT: $160.00 REGULAR MEETING- $360.00 PUBLIC MEETING
REZONING PERMIT: $500.00
SPECIAL HEARING MEETING: $160.00 REGULAR MEETING- $360.00 PUBLIC MEETING
MINERAL EXTRACTION PERMIT: $500.00
PETITION FOR ZONING AMENDMENT:$160.00 REGULAR MEETING- $360.00 PUBLIC MEETING
PETITION FOR A VARIANCE: $260.00
APPEAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION (ZBA): $260.00
CHARGE FOR NON CONFORMING FROM B TO A:$160.00 REGULAR MEETING- $360.00 PUBLIC MEETING
HOME OCCUPATION CLASS 1: $37.50
HOME OCCUPATION CLASS 2: $160.00 REGULAR MEETING- $360.00 PUBLIC MEETING
AMEND ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT: $160.00 REGULAR MEETING- $360.00 PUBLIC MEETING
INTERPRETATION OF ZONING ORDINANCE:$160.00 REGULAR MEETING- $360.00 PUBLIC MEETING

Zoning Permits & Forms

Demolition Permit 2015 – [view]
Updated 2015 Demolition Permit Application. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.

Appeal of Administrative Decision – [view]
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]
Updated 2013 Application for Class A Non-conforming use designation. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.

Request for Interpretation – [view]
Updated 2013 Request for interpretation. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.

Petition for Amendment of Zoning Ordinance Text – [view]
Updated 2013 Petition for Amendment of Zoning Ordinance Text. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.

Conditional Use Permit Application – [view]
CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION -The completed form should be brought in person. Please do not mail this form.

Home Occupation Permit – [view]
Updated 2013 Home Occupation Permit. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.

Mineral Extraction Permit Application – [view]
Updated 2013 Mineral Extraction Permit Application. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.

Petition for a Variance – [view]
Updated 2013 Petition for a variance. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.

Petition for Amendment of Zoning Ordinance Map – [view]
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]
Updated 2015 Site Plan and Zoning Compliance Permit Application. Please bring the completed form in person. Do not mail.

Zoning Permit Fees 2017 – [view]

Parcel Division Application 2020- [view]