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Rezoning Amendment

The Chocolay Township Board moved to adopt and publish #34-14-02 (Case #ZA002-14), an amendment to the Chocolay Township Zoning Ordinance, as adopted May 9, 1977 and as amended, at its meeting held September 15, 2014 in the following respect:  Section 19.1 Chocolay Township Zoning Map and Section 19.2 Harvey Area Zoning Map, that the property commonly known as 118 W. Wright Place (PID 52-02-106-043-80) in Section 6, T47N-R24W be rezoned from C to R-2.  This amendment will be in effect 8 days after publication.

Materials are available for review at the Chocolay Township Hall, Mon Fri 8 am 5 pm, at 5010 US-41 S, and can also be viewed at www.chocolay.org.

Posted on 25 Sep 2014
Community Flu Clinics

The Marquette County Health Department will be offering Community Flu Clinics during the month of October.  Please see here for pricing, dates, times and locations.

Posted on 23 Sep 2014
Open and Outdoor Burning of Refuse and Brush

The Chocolay Township Board moved to adopt and publish #34-14-01 (Case #ZA001-14), an amendment to the Charter Township of Chocolay Zoning Ordinance, as adopted May 9, 1977 and as amended, at its meeting held September 15, 2014 in the following respect:  Delete Section 6.5(D) items 1-3 pertaining to Open and Outdoor Burning of Refuse and Brush (amendment #34-11-04), such provisions having been replaced by newly adopted Ordinance #59 Outdoor and Open Burning.  This amendment will be in effect 30 days after publication.

 

Posted on 22 Sep 2014
Public Hearing - AT&T Mobility

 

Notice is hereby given that Chocolay Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a conditional use application for a wireless communication tower on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolay Township Hall at 5010 US-41 South, Marquette, MI.

 

 

Posted on 19 Sep 2014
Brush Drop-Off - Fall 2014

Chocolay Township Department of Public Works will be opening the fall brush drop off on September 26, 2014.  This service is for Chocolay Township residents only.  Chocolay Township residents can drop their brush off at the Township office complex from September 26 through October 19.  Signs will be in place to direct residents to the brush drop-off site in the back of the complex. 

If you have questions, please call the Township Office at 249-1448.

Rules for brush are as follows:

  1.  No larger than 3 inches in diameter and no longer than 8 feet.

  2.  Brush will be accepted at the designated time only.

  3.  A total volume limit of no more than one level pickup box.

  4.  Stack brush as high as possible.

This is for brush ONLY - no stumps, leaves, pine needles, grass clippings, or any other material can be mixed.  Failure to follow rules may result in fines for littering or the closure of the brush drop off service.

Posted on 18 Sep 2014
Chocolay Senior Drop In Center
The Chocolay Senior Drop In Center will be resuming their regular hours beginning Tuesday, September 9. The hours will be Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM. All Seniors are encouraged to attend.
Posted on 02 Sep 2014
Summer Tax Bills

Summer Tax bills have been mailed out, and are due Monday, September 15.  Beginning September 16, a 1% interest will be added each month tax payments are delinquent. 

If you have any questions or have not received your bill, please contact the Township Office at 249-1448.

Posted on 01 Jul 2014
Wood Chips Now Available
Wood chips are now available at the Township Office free of charge.  They are available on a first come, first serve basis - haul your own.
Posted on 21 May 2014
Gentz Sod Farm Now Open
The Gentz Sod Farm, located at 264 Little Lake Road, is now open for the season.  As a convenience to the residents of Chocolay Township, they provide a side at NO COST for disposal of grass clippings, leaves, and pine needles ONLY. 

Please be considerate of the service that is offered to Chocolay Township residents and only dispose of the proper materials.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Township office at 249-1448.

Posted on 29 Apr 2014
Garbage Pick up

Beginning Wednesday, March 5, the garbage contractor will be enforcing the 30 pound / 32 gallon limit on garbage bags.  Anything over these limits will NOT be picked up. 

Any questions, please contact the Township office at 249-1448.

Posted on 28 Feb 2014
Cardboard Recycling

Cardboard recycling is once again open at the Township Hall.  In addition to the dumpsters at the Township, you are still able to recycle your cardboard curbside on the fiber weeks, or haul directly to the landfill free of charge.

Any questions, please contact the Township at 249-1448.

Posted on 25 Oct 2013
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