• Sample Land Division Review Worksheet

    Published on March 24, 2020

    Sample land division review worksheet for use by the official responsible for approving or rejecting proposed land divisions.

  • The Potential Health Impact of Wind Turbines

    Published on August 22, 2016

    The review concludes that while some people living near wind turbines report symptoms such as dizziness, headaches, and sleep disturbance, the scientific evidence available to date does not demonstrate a direct causal link.

  • How to set permit fees

    Published on May 31, 2016

    This bulletin is a discussion of the philosophy of what should be paid by fees and what should be covered by general fund moneys. It also presents work sheets for a municipality to establish zoning, land division and other permit fees.

  • How To Deal With Accumulated Junk Problems

    Published on May 31, 2016

    Trash, or junk left on the landscape is one of the major issues identified by local government officials in northern Michigan. It is also one of the easier problems to solve.