Evangeline Township

Evangeline Township is located on the north shore of the southeastern portion of the main basin of Lake Charlevoix. Visit the Evangeline Township website to view the Township Zoning Ordinance.

Zoning Districts
 Indicates Zoning that Meets the Recommendation
District NameGB- Glenwood Beach DistrictR and CS- Recreation and Community Service DistrictP- Pinehurst Waterfront Residential DistrictK- Kriegerviller Waterfront Residential DistrictSWB- Springwater Beach District
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Defined High Water Elevation/OHWM 582.35' I.G.L.D. plus one (1) foot  582.35' I.G.L.D. plus one (1) foot  582.35' I.G.L.D. plus one (1) foot  582.35' I.G.L.D. plus one (1) foot 582.35' I.G.L.D. plus one (1) foot
Setback from OHWM 50' (100' - steep slopes)  50' (100' - steep slopes)  50' (100' - steep slopes)  50' (100' - steep slopes) 50' (100' - steep slopes)
Maximum Impervious Surface Lot Coverage 15% or 2,500 s.f. 15%25% or 3,000 s.f. 15% 15% or 2,500 s.f.
Conditions for Issuance of Zoning Permits Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Formal Planning Commission Site Plan Review Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Engineered Stormwater Control Systems Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number and Use of Docks Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Keyhole or Funneling standardsNoNoNoNoNo
Shoreline Protection Structures YesNo Yes Yes Yes
Greenbelt/Vegetated Buffer Strips25' (50' - steep slopes) 25' (50' - steep slopes) 25' (50' - steep slopes) 25' (50' - steep slopes) 25' (50' - steep slopes)
Specific prohibition of lawn in greenbelt Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Native vegetation requirement in greenbelt Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Prohibition of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers in greenbelt Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Requirement of trees and woody plants in greenbelt Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Limited cutting or pruning of greenbelt vegetation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Spacing requirements for new plantings in greenbelt Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Viewing platforms in greenbelt Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Paths through greenbelt to water Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maintenance of existing natural shoreline buffers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Prohibition of beach sandingNoNoNoNoNo
Prohibition of alteration of area between water's edge and high water elevationNoNoNoNoNo