Planning & Zoning

Land Use Services Department 
1322 Hayes Road 
Gaylord, Michigan

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00AM – 12:00PM    
1:00PM  –  4:00PM

Phone:  989.731.7400
Fax:        989.731.7419
Staff:
Christopher Churches – Director of Planning & Zoning                         
Christine Boyak-Wohlfeil – Zoning Officer

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OTSEGO COUNTY’S 2020 HIGH WATER INFORMATION SHEET


Otsego County Zoning Map


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CLICK HERE TO ACCESS WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION MAP


Otsego County Zoning Ordinance


2020 High Water Fact Sheet

Otsego County Zoning Ordinance – Amended October 2020

Master Land Use Table


Zoning Process in Otsego County



Master Plan


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


Development Guidelines


Otsego County Development Guidelines


Capital Improvement Plans


Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2021-2026
Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2020-2025
Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2019-2024
Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2018-2023

Otsego County Capital Improvement Plan 2017-2022


Recent Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments


Section 2 Definitions – Tourist Home – Amendment Adopted 10.27.2020
Guest House/Accessory Buildings – Multiple Sections – Amendments Adopted 5.12.2020
Article 20 Access Management Requirements – Private Roads Text Amendments Adopted 5.12.2020
Family and Group Care Facilities – Multiple Sections – Amendments Adopted 9.24.2019 
Section 21.1 Accessory Buildings – Amendments Adopted 7.30.2019
Section 21.26 Nonconformities – Amendments Adopted 7.30.2019
Section 21.46 Wireless Communications – Article 6, 8-15 Amendments Adopted 4.23.2019
Article 27 Township Participation in County Zoning – Amendments Adopted 4.23.2019
Section 21.22 Manufactured or Site Built Dwellings Less Than 16 Feet Wide Adopted 11.27.2018


Otsego County Planning Commission


Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes
Planning Commission Meeting Dates 2020
Planning Commission Members
Planning Commission By-Laws
Request to be Placed on Agenda
Planning Commission Ordinance


Otsego County Zoning Board of Appeals


Zoning Board of Appeals Members
Zoning Board of Appeals By-Laws
Time Frame for Zoning Matter
Zoning Board of Appeals Agendas and Minutes

Local Weather
Gaylord
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