Planning & Zoning

Land Use Services Department 
1322 Hayes Road 
Gaylord, Michigan
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM  –  4:00 PM
Phone:  989.731.7400
Fax:       989.731.7419
James Mouch – Director  
Christine Boyak-Wohlfeil – Zoning Officer


Otsego County Zoning


Otsego County Zoning Ordinance

Otsego County Zoning Ordinance – Amended 2017

Master Plan

Partnerships For Change – Otsego County
2014 Otsego County Master Plan – Adopted 4.28.2015
2009 Otsego County Master Plan
2014 Otsego County Master Plan Update Explanation Sheet – 4.15.2014

Development Guidelines

Otsego County Development Guidelines

Other Items of Interest

Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2018-2023
Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2017-2022
Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2016-2021 
Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2015-2020
Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2014-2019
Otsego County Capital Improvement Program 2014-2019 – Amended 1.28.2014
2016 Annual Planning Commission Report to the Board of Commissioners
Proposed Section 21.10 Fences
Section 21.12 Home Occupation Adopted 3.29.2018
Section 21.34 Restricted Uses Adopted 3.29.2018
Section 21.38 Signs and Billboards Adopted 3.29.2018
Site Plan Review Section & Application Updates Adopted 9.12.2017
Wireless Communications Personal Wireless Communications Updates Adopted 9.13.2016
MUZ Multiple Use Zoning District – Elmira Township Adopted 9.13.2016
HX Highway Interchange Zoning Ordinance Updates Adopted 10.11.2016

Otsego County Planning Commission

2018 Planning Commission Meeting Dates
Planning Commission Members
Planning Commission By-Laws
Request to be Placed on Agenda
Planning Commission Ordinance
April 16, 2018 Agenda
April 16, 2018 Minutes DRAFT

Otsego County Zoning Board of Appeals

Zoning Board of Appeals Members
Zoning Board of Appeals By-Laws
Time Frame for Zoning Matter
November 28, 2017 Agenda
November 28, 2017 Minutes DRAFT

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