NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Manchester Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Manchester Township Hall Board Room, located at 275 South Macomb St., Manchester, MI 48158, on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. for the following purposes:
RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENTS ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE.
Add new Section 16.26 – Regulation of Animals. This proposed section will regulate livestock-type farm animals on properties that do not fall under the Michigan Right to Farm Act (RTFA) to protect the health and welfare of adjacent property owners.
Add new Definitions – Commercial Kennel and Limited Use Kennel; Modify Section 16.11 – Kennels. These proposed modifications add new definitions for commercial kennels and limited use kennels and modify specific use standards for each type of kennel.
The full draft of the proposed Zoning Ordinance modifications can be viewed at the Township Offices, 275 South Macomb St., Manchester, MI 48158, during regular business hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 12 noon.
In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, accommodations can be made available with a seven day advanced notice. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Manchester Township by calling during office hours at (734) 428-7090.
Written comments regarding the proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment should be directed to the Manchester Township Clerk at Manchester Township, 275 S. Macomb Street, Manchester, MI 48158.
Les Kopka, Planning Commission Chair