Master Plan, Ordinances and Amendments

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We strive to keep the ordinances updated on a timely basis once adopted. However, any amendments adopted, but not yet codified are available below, until they are codified into the main document. If you have questions about any code provisions, please contact the Township at 734-426-5103 or via e-mail at

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Types of Ordinances
Typically, a community adopts ‘ordinances’, primarily to promote compatible uses and activities. There are generally two types of ordinances that guide our Township : Zoning Ordinance and Genera Law. These amendment are periodically updated for various reasons. To know more about typical process of amendments and more. Click on the link below. 

Click on this link to know more about what are ordinances, why are they amended, what prompts the amendments etc.

Amendments Under Consideration
Please note that Text amendments can take anywhere from a few months to several years, depending on how big and complicated the changes are. Sometimes, the changes might not even get approved. The draft language can be adjusted until it's officially adopted.
We try to update the status on a timely basis. If you want an accurate update, please contact the Township at 734-426-5103 or via e-mail at 
Amend. No. Title Type Status
22-ZTA-02 Keeping of Animals Zoning Staff review; Next Board meeting: TBD
23-ZTA-01 Accessory Uses & Standards Zoning PC Discussion on 01-17-24
23-ZTA-03 Building Height & Lot Standards Zoning Board Meeting: 01-16-24 - recommended for adoption
23-ZTA-04 Stormwater Management Zoning Staff review; Next PC meeting: TBD
23-GTA-04 Private Road Ordinance General Law  Staff review; Next Board meeting: TBD
23-GTA-05 Licensed Home-based Business - Phase 2 General Law  Staff review; Next Board meeting: TBD
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Master Plan & Ordinances8 documents

  • 2022 Master Plan- Adopted June 22, 2022
    document seq 1.00
  • Zoning Ordinance 05-2022
    document seq 2.00
  • Marihuana Ordinance_01-19_Adopted 01-15-2019
    document seq 2.50
  • Public Nuisance Ordinance_Amended 01-17-23
    document seq 3.00
  • Land Division Ordinance
    document seq 4.00
  • Private Road Ordinance
    document seq 5.00
  • Licensed Home-based Business
    document seq 10.00
  • Civil Infraction Ordinance 2023-01_Adopted_01-17-23
    document seq 110.00

Recently Adopted Ordinances - Not Codified (2023)1 document

  • Resolution 01-23 Public Nuisance Ordinance Amendment
    document seq 1.00

Amendments scheduled for Board Discussion2 documents

  • 23-ZTA-01: Accessory Structures - Draft 01-17-24.pdf
    document seq 0.00
  • 23-ZTA-03_Building Height and Lot Standards-01-08-24 DRAFT
    document seq 0.00

Ordinances & Maps