The Planning Commission has 5 appointed board members. Two board members are appointed for the remainder of a 3 year term (7/13/16 to 3/31/19); two board members are appointed for the remainder of a 2 year term (7/13/16 to 3/31/18); and one board member appointed for the remainder of a 1 year term (8/10/16 to 3/31/17).
The board is to meet 4 times a year. They will hold special meetings when necessary. The Planning Commission will be working with James Bucknell, Township Attorney, to create and adopt the Carp Lake Township's 5 Year Master Plan. The Master Plan has to be put in place to come in compliance with zoning laws.
The Planning Commission will oversee the Zoning Ordinance, Title IV of Carp Lake Township's Ordinances. They will make changes when needed, to comply with state and federal law changes. The recommendations they make will promote and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public by ensuring the uses of land are situated in appropriate locations and relationships.
For more information, please feel free to call the Township office at (906) 885-5884.