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Planning and Zoning Department

The Planning and Zoning Department is involved with land use, zoning, local ordinances, zoning permits, development of the community, and provides staff to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. Caledonia Township has contracted planning and zoning services with ROWE Professional Services Company. The Planning and Zoning Department are involved in processing applications for Site Plans, Zoning Board of Appeals, Land Divisions/Lot Splits, and Land Use Permits.

The acting Zoning Administer is Doug Piggott AICP, senior planner at ROWE Professional Services Company. Office Hours at Caledonia Township are on Fridays 8:00am-9:00am or scheduled meeting.

Contact Information: Doug Piggott – Call Toll Free- (810) 869-5110 or Call ROWE HQ Flint, MI (810) 341-7500, or Email: dpiggott@rowepsc.com

 

 

Upcoming Public Meetings

Planning Commission

The October Planning Commission meeting has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items. 

 

Zoning Board of Appeals

The next Zoning Board of Appeals meeting is scheduled for October 7th, 2020 at 7:00pm at Caledonia Township Hall, 135 N. State Street, Owosso, MI 48867.

*MEETING MATERIALS WILL BE UPLOADED SOON*

Documents

There are four main documents that relate to the Planning and Zoning Department including the Caledonia Charter Township Zoning Ordinance, Zoning Map, Master Plan, and Future Land Use Map.

Zoning ordinances are the local rules/regulations of the community. Zoning is districting of different land uses within the community. Each zone has their own set of density requirements, location, size requirements, building requirements, and more. These are the guiding rules of the community besides federal and state regulations.

-       Caledonia Charter Township Zoning Ordinance (Amended October 1, 2015) 

-       Caledonia Charter Township Zoning Map (Updated October 31, 2019)

The planning of the community is looking into the future and see how it is changing, the vision for the future, and how to achieve this vision. The Master Plan encompasses the existing features, changes, vision, and implementation to achieve the vision. The Future Land Use Map is the future vision of the zoning map.

-       Caledonia Charter Township Master Plan

-       Caledonia Charter Township Future Land Use Map

Frequently Requested Permits

*SECTION UNDER CONSTRUCTION*

Below are links to various guides on different permits that are frequently applied for as well as the name of the form (links below) that the permit would be applied with.

Applying for a Fence Permit? - click on the link "Application for Zoning Permit" below to get started.

Erecting an Accessory Building? - Click on the link "Application for Zoning Permit" below to get started.

Application Forms

The below forms for the ZBA and Planning Commission are fillable or signable online, or can be printed and filled out in person.  Click on each link to open the form.

-           Zoning Permit Application

-           Rezoning Application

-           Site Plan Application

-           Special Use Permit Application

-           Variance Application