Our Township Vision Statement is: "Serving to Improve Tomorrow"; our core values are: accountable, servant, honest, objective, stewardship.
LEELANAU TOWNSHIP ANNUAL MEETING
The Leelanau Township Annual Meeting of Electors scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2020 was Cancelled.
The Leelanau Township Board, at their Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, approved the Short Term Rental Ordinance listed below with a change to the maximum allowed occupancy. The maximum occupancy of a Short Term Rental will be based upon the number of bedrooms in the rental, with a maximum occupancy of 15 occupants.
A Short Term Rental Permit will be required to operate a Short Term Rental in Leelanau Township beginning in 2021.
Now that the Ordinance has been approved, the next step is for the township board to approve the procedures and fees for processing permits. This will be done in October.
It is anticipated that Applications for Short Term Rental will be available and accepted sometime in November 2020.
NOTICE OF ORDINANCE ADOPTION
Please take notice that the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees at a regular meeting on February 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Leelanau Township Hall, Northport, Michigan, adopted Ordinance No. 1 of 2019, the Leelanau Township Prohibition of Recreational Marihuana Establishments Ordinance.
The following is a synopsis of Leelanau Township Ordinance No. 1 of 2019:
An ordinance to provide a title for the ordinance; to define words; to prohibit marihuana establishments within the boundaries of Leelanau Township pursuant to Initiated Law 1 of 2018, MCL 333.27951, et seq., as may be amended; to provide penalties for violation of this ordinance; to provide for severability; to repeal all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict therewith; and to provide an effective date.
This Ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the township.
The complete Ordinance is available here, or can be reviewed during normal office hours at the Leelanau Township Office.
Leelanau Township Clerk
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