Zoning District Comparison

Multiple-family Residential Districts

District NamePRD- Planned Residential DistrictMFRD- Multiple Family Residential DistrictR3- Multiple-family Residential District
JurisdictionCharlevoix TownshipCity of Boyne CityCity of East Jordan
Defined High Water Elevation/OHWM579.8' I.G.L.D. 582.4' I.G.L.D.Legally established surface water level
Setback from OHWM 50'35'35'
Maximum Impervious Surface Lot CoverageNone30%30%
Conditions for Issuance of Zoning Permits YesNoNo
Formal Planning Commission Site Plan ReviewNoNo Yes
Engineered Stormwater Control Systems Yes Yes Yes
Number and Use of DocksNo YesNo
Keyhole or Funneling standardsNoNoNo
Shoreline Protection StructuresNoNoNo
Greenbelt/Vegetated Buffer Strips 50'NoNo
Specific prohibition of lawn in greenbelt YesNoNo
Native vegetation requirement in greenbelt YesNoNo
Prohibition of pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers in greenbeltNoNoNo
Requirement of trees and woody plants in greenbeltNoNoNo
Limited cutting or pruning of greenbelt vegetation YesNoNo
Spacing requirements for new plantings in greenbeltNoNoNo
Viewing platforms in greenbelt YesNoNo
Paths through greenbelt to water YesNoNo
Maintenance of existing natural shoreline buffers YesNoNo
Prohibition of beach sandingNoNoNo
Prohibition of alteration of area between water's edge and high water elevation YesNoNo
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