Planning & Zoning Department






Posted below you will find the Township's Zoning Ordinance and the Zoning Map.

The Zoning Ordinance was adopted in 2006 and has had several amendments adopted since that time.  The document posted below is current through amendments adopted in April 2017. 

Also posted below, is a flowchart showing the process different development types must go through to gain approval from the Township. Please also be aware that there are fees and costs for the different types of requests that can be made to Laketon Township.  A chart of fees, as adopted by the Laketon Township Board is posted below.

If you have specific questions, please contact the Zoning Administrator by phone at 231-744-2454 or by email at zoningadmin@laketon.org




Zoning Compliance Permits

A Zoning Compliance Permit is required for the a variety of projects, below is a list of the most common.  Please call the Zoning Administrator at Laketon Township prior to beginning any project to ensure you are in compliance with all regulations, have all the necessary approvals and are applying for the correct permit.

  • Fence(s) (some fencing types and locations do not require - please call)
  • Pond(s)
  • Moving of structure(s)
  • Private Street(s)
  • Accessory Building (less than 200 sq ft in area)
  • Filling of Land (more than one (1) acre in area)
  • Development in Floodplain area(s)
  • Satellite dish (more than one (1) meter in diameter)

Click here for a Zoning Compliance Permit Application.


Other Related Muskegon County Information

Accommodations Tax - Muskegon County has an Accommodations Tax Ordinance that applies to accommodations.  This is a Muskegon County ordinance, NOT a Laketon Township ordinance.  It is the responsibility of the property owner to be aware of and pay the appropriate accommodations tax, as required by the ordinance. 

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