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Groveland Township
ORDINANCE #185 NEW LANGUAGE 54-113 PRINCIPLE AGRICULTURAL USES PERMITTED

February 29, 2012

LEGAL NOTICE

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS

OFFICIAL NOTICE

ORDINANCE #185 NEW LANGUAGE 54-113 PRINCIPLE AGRICULTURAL USES PERMITTED

At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, February 13, 2012, the following codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5-0.

The new language reads: The following uses shall be permitted subject to the conditions hereinafter imposed for each use and subject further to review anti approval by a township official designated to do so by the township board:

(1) Agriculture, when such operations occur on land containing at Least ten contiguous acres, under single ownership, and designated as such by the Oakland County Equalization Department based on the Michigan State Tax Commission Property Classification guidelines. When agricultural property contains any accessory buildings and structures, a residential dwelling shall be located on the same parcel anti shall be permanently occupied by the owner farmer, or farm manager or tenant. No agricultural operation shall be operated as a feed lot or for the disposal of garbage, rubbish offal or rendering plants or for the slaughtering of animals except such animals raised on the premises for the use and consumption by those persons residing on the premises.

(2) Building and structures customarily incident to the above permitted uses and requirements.

This ordinance will become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during business hours.

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