Zoning District Comparison

Single-family Residential and Agricultural Districts

District NameR1 - Residential (Waterfront Overlay)A - Agricultural (Waterfront Overlay)R-2- One & Two-family Dwelling DistrictR-1- One-family Dwelling DistrictWRD- Waterfront Residential DistrictR1 - Low Density Single Family ResidentialSR - Scenic ReserveCR- Conservation Reserve DistrictR1- Single Family Residential DistrictRA- Single Family Residential DistrictGB- Glenwood Beach DistrictR and CS- Recreation and Community Service DistrictP- Pinehurst Waterfront Residential DistrictK- Kriegerviller Waterfront Residential DistrictSWB- Springwater Beach DistrictFF- Farm-ForestR- Single Family ResidentialA- AgriculturalR-1- Low Density ResidentialR-1- Single Family ResidentialR-2- Single Family Greenbelt Residential District
JurisdictionBay TownshipBay TownshipCharlevoix TownshipCharlevoix TownshipCity of Boyne CityCity of CharlevoixCity of CharlevoixCity of East JordanCity of East JordanCity of East JordanEvangeline TownshipEvangeline TownshipEvangeline TownshipEvangeline TownshipEvangeline TownshipEveline TownshipEveline TownshipHayes TownshipHayes TownshipMarion TownshipSouth Arm Township
Defined High Water Elevation/OHWM581.5' I.G.L.D581.5' I.G.L.D.579.8' I.G.L.D.579.8' I.G.L.D. 582.4' I.G.L.D581.5' I.G.L.D.581.5' I.G.L.D.Legally established surface water levelLegally established surface water levelLegally established surface water elevation 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 582.35' I.G.L.D.  582.35' I.G.L.D.582.3' I.G.L.D.582.3' I.G.L.D.As established by lawAs established by law
Setback from OHWM 65' 65' 50' 50'35' 50' 50' 50'35'40' 50' (100' - steep slopes)  50' (100' - steep slopes)  50' (100' - steep slopes)  50' (100' - steep slopes) 50' (100' - steep slopes) 50' 50' 100' 100' 50' 100'
Maximum Impervious Surface Lot Coverage10%-50%10%-50%35%30%30%40%30%20%30%30% 15% or 2,500 s.f. 15%25% or 3,000 s.f. 15% 15% or 2,500 s.f.20%20%30% 15%None30%
Conditions for Issuance of Zoning Permits Yes YesNo YesNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes
Formal Planning Commission Site Plan ReviewNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Engineered Stormwater Control Systems YesNoNoNoNo Yes YesNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number and Use of Docks Yes YesNoNo YesNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNo Yes
Keyhole or Funneling standardsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes YesNo Yes
Shoreline Protection StructuresNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo YesNo Yes Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Greenbelt/Vegetated Buffer Strips45'45' 50' 50'NoNoNoNoNoNo25' (50' - steep slopes) 25' (50' - steep slopes) 25' (50' - steep slopes) 25' (50' - steep slopes) 25' (50' - steep slopes) 50' 50' 50' 50' 50' 50'
Specific prohibition of lawn in greenbeltNoNo Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Native vegetation requirement in greenbelt Yes Yes Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNoNo
Prohibition of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers in greenbeltNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNo
Requirement of trees and woody plants in greenbelt Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNo Yes
Limited cutting or pruning of greenbelt vegetation Yes Yes Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNo Yes
Spacing requirements for new plantings in greenbeltNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Viewing platforms in greenbelt Yes Yes Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Paths through greenbelt to water Yes Yes Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maintenance of existing natural shoreline buffers Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Prohibition of beach sandingNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Prohibition of alteration of area between water's edge and high water elevationNoNo Yes YesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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