City of Boyne City

Boyne City is city of approximately 3,700 people at the southeast end of the main basin of Lake Charlevoix. Visit the City of Boyne City website to view the City Zoning Ordinance.

Zoning Districts
 Indicates Zoning that Meets the Recommendation
District NameCBD- Central Business DistrictCSD- Community Service DistrictMFRD- Multiple Family Residential DistrictWRD- Waterfront Residential District
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Defined High Water Elevation/OHWM 582.4' I.G.L.D. 582.4' I.G.L.D. 582.4' I.G.L.D. 582.4' I.G.L.D
Setback from OHWM35'35'35'35'
Maximum Impervious Surface Lot Coverage100%40%30%30%
Conditions for Issuance of Zoning PermitsNoNoNoNo
Formal Planning Commission Site Plan ReviewNoNoNoNo
Engineered Stormwater Control Systems Yes Yes YesNo
Number and Use of DocksNoNo Yes Yes
Keyhole or Funneling standardsNoNoNoNo
Shoreline Protection StructuresNoNoNoNo
Greenbelt/Vegetated Buffer StripsNoNoNoNo
Specific prohibition of lawn in greenbeltNoNoNoNo
Native vegetation requirement in greenbeltNoNoNoNo
Prohibition of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers in greenbeltNoNoNoNo
Requirement of trees and woody plants in greenbeltNoNoNoNo
Limited cutting or pruning of greenbelt vegetationNoNoNoNo
Spacing requirements for new plantings in greenbeltNoNoNoNo
Viewing platforms in greenbeltNoNoNoNo
Paths through greenbelt to waterNoNoNoNo
Maintenance of existing natural shoreline buffersNoNoNoNo
Prohibition of beach sandingNoNoNoNo
Prohibition of alteration of area between water's edge and high water elevationNoNoNoNo