Welcome to Little Traverse Township

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Little Traverse Township
8288 S Pleasantview Road
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Phone: 231.526.0351

Fax: Currently not available.
office@littletraversetownship.org

Township Hall Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
Close
d Friday, Saturday & Sunday

COVID-19 Precautions: We are asking that if you enter the building to please wear a mask and to keep the 6' social distancing. If you are feeling ill, please ring the door bell for assistance. Thank You and have a fun, yet safe winter!!

There is a DROP BOX to the right of the door for payments and other correspondence. The DROP BOX is secure, so please do not hesitate to use it. _______________________________________

LEGAL
LITTLE TRAVERSE TOWNSHIP
Emmet County, Michigan

8288 S. Pleasantview Rd. - Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Regular Meeting of the Township Board
Wednesday – March 10, 2021
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LEGAL
LITTLE TRAVERSE TOWNSHIP
Emmet County, Michigan

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting and Public Hearing via Zoom
Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 5:30 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 5:30 P.M. to consider the following applications:

Case #A-3-2021
An application by Gorman Design Associates, for owner Cary Kaufman for  front yard, rear yard, and side yard set-back setback variances to construct a cottage at 8500 Cedar Lane, known as Cottage 3 in West Wequetonsing. The property is zoned RR, is a non-conforming zoning lot, and is more particularly described in tax parcel #24-08-16-18-176-011.

Case #A-4-2021
An application by Jessica Moore, Architect, for Chris & Terry Renker for a front yard setback variance to add a second story to an existing residential attached garage at 1985 Fairview in the plat of Roaring Brook Resort. The property is zoned RR, is a non-conforming zoning lot and non-conforming structure.   The property is more particularly described in tax parcel #24-08-16-17-176-013.

Due to COVID-19 related Michigan Executive Orders and agency directives, the Zoning Board of Appeals hearing will be held remotely via Zoom only. Information for attending the Zoom meeting are attached to this notice and are available on the Little Traverse Township website:

http://www.harborinc.org/little-traverse-township-14/

Further information regarding this case is available at the Township Hall by contacting William Dohm, Supervisor, or Ruben Shell, Zoning Consultant, 8288 S. Pleasantview Road,
Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740 (231-526-0351).

S/William P. Dohm,
Supervisor

Topic: Little Traverse Township - February ZBA Hearing
Time: Feb. 25, 2021 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 661 995 5310

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2021 MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW  MEETING SCHEDULE
Little Traverse Township, Emmet County

The Little Traverse Township Board of Review for March 2021 will be held by electronic remote access, unless by the dates of the March Board of Review meetings it becomes lawful under state agency rules for an indoor in-person public meeting to be held. Electronic remote access, in accordance with Michigan law, will be implemented in response to COVID-19 social distancing requirements and limitations on the number of individuals in an indoor public gathering.

 Reservations for zoom meetings with the Board of Review are encouraged by calling the Township Hall Office to schedule a time and date at 231-526-0351 Mondays through Thursdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Topic: March Board of Review

Join Zoom Meetings:
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Meeting ID: 484 115 4095        Passcode: 499521

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 Meeting ID: 484 115 4095        Passcode: 499521

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If in-person public meetings become a lawful option, then the meeting will be held in person at the  Little Traverse Township Hall, 8288 S. Pleasantview Road. The township will post the information confirming whether the March BOR will meet in person on its notice board sign, door window, and the township’s website.

 The Little Traverse Township March Board of Review will meet on the following dates:

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. = Organizational Meeting
Monday, March 8, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m..= Appeal Hearing 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. = Appeal Hearing
Thursday,  March 18, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. = Final Meeting.

By board resolution, taxpayers are able to protest by letter sent to: Little Traverse Twp. Board of Review, 8288 S. Pleasantview Rd., Harbor Springs, Mi. 49740, or email sent to: office@littletraversetownship.org,  provided protest is received prior to March 18, 2021.

  Tentative ratios and multipliers for each class of real and personal
property for 2021 are as follows: 

                           Class                                               Ratio                           Multiplier
                         Agricultural Real #101                      47.28%                        1.05753
                         Commercial Real #201                     47.03%                        1.06315
                          Industrial Real #301                         48.90%                        1.02249
                            Residential Real #401                       47.61%                        1.05020  
                           Personal (All Classes)                      50.00%                        1.00000

Ratios and multipliers are subject to adjustment by the Assessor, the Board of Review, Emmet County, and the State Tax Commission. The inflation rate multiplier for 2021 is 1.014%.

 Little Traverse Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon seven days notice to the Township Supervisor. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Supervisor by writing or calling the following:

William P. Dohm, Supervisor
8288 S. Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740
Phone: 231-526-0351     e-mail: office@littletraversetownship.org

Board of Review Members: May be contacted by calling the Township Hall at 231-526-0351
Doug Nowels - Paul Switzer - Bill Topham - Dick Schiller, Alternate

S/ William P. Dohm,  Secretary of Board of Review

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LITTLE TRAVERSE TOWNSHIP
Emmet County, Michigan

This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meeting Act 1976, PA 267;
MCLA 15.261 et seq.; MSA 4.1800 (11) et seq.

Notice is hereby given that due to COVID-19 related Michigan Executive Orders and agency directives, the Township Planning Commission regular meeting scheduled for March 2, 2021 at 7:00 PM will be held via Zoom only.

Instructions on attending via Zoom are attached as part of this notice, and are also available on the Little Traverse Township website:

http://www.harborinc.org/little-traverse-township-14/

Further information regarding this notice is available by contracting the
Township Hall at 231-526-0351.

William P. Dohm
Supervisor,  Zoning Administrator

Topic: Little Traverse Township Planning Commission Meeting
Time: March 2, 2021 7:00p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting:
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Meeting ID: 484 115 4095           Passcode: 499521

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Dial by your location:
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Meeting ID: 484 115 4095           Passcode: 499521
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The Township Hall is Closed for These Holidays
Monday - May 25th 2020 Memorial Day
Monday - September 7th 2020 Labor Day

Thursday - November 26th 2020 Thanksgiving Day
Thursday - December 24th 2020 Christmas Eve

 

The Township Hall is Open These Extra Hours for Tax Collections
Monday - September 14th 2020 Tax Collection ------- 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Wednesday - December 30th 2020 Tax Collection ------- 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Monday - February 15th 2021 Tax Collection ------- 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
Monday - March 1st 2021 Tax Collection ------- 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

A drop box is available to right of main entrance.
Taxes received in the drop box by December 31st at 5:00pm will be posted as received in the year of 2020. Anything received after December 31st at
5:00pm will be posted in the year of 2021.

Township Contacts

Other Important Links

Absentee Voter's Application  https://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/AVApp_535884_7.pdf

Burning Information https://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-350-79136_79237_80917_81046---,00.html

Emmet County Recycling  www.emmetrecycling.org/

Emmet County EMS  www.emmetcountyems.org/

Emmet County Building Department https://www.emmetcounty.org/officials-departments/planning-zoning-and-construction-resources/

Tax Information  https://is.bsasoftware.com/bsa.is/TaxServices/ServiceTaxSearch.aspx?i=3&appid=1&unit=353

Emmet County GIS Mapping  http://www.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=aa9b7048ba2b4c1c9258e6ecdb32926f 

Michigan Public Service Commission  http://www.michigan.gov/mpsc/0,4639,7-159-49641---00.html

Charlevoix.Antrim.Kalkaska.Emmet-Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area  https://cakecisma.wixsite.com/mysite/hemlock-surveys