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801 W Center Road, Essexville, MI

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TO:      THE RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF HAMPTON

Notice is hereby given that the Hampton Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Hampton Township Hall, 801 West Center Road, Essexville, Michigan 48732, to consider at the request of the applicant, Tyler Keit, as purchaser of below described property, for a special use permit that would enable him to expand a nonconforming use on this property.  Mr. Keit is seeking permission to add a 72 foot by 120 foot new greenhouse building, which would enable him to operate the greenhouse as well as have public sales.  The property is currently zoned R-1, Residential, but has been utilized for many years as a greenhouse (formally as Vennix Greenhouse), including commercial sales on site and growing of plants and other related products.  Pursuant to Section 4.05 of the Township Zoning Ordinance, being Ordinance 36A as amended, expansion of a nonconforming use which lawfully existed prior to the adoption of the Zoning Ordinance, may be extended for enlarged to occupy the entire parcel, building or structure only upon a special use permit granted by the Planning Commission.   

            The property is commonly known as 1175 W. Ridge Road, Essexville, Michigan 48732 and has property tax identification number 070-025-400-010-00.  In this greenhouse he anticipates growing flowers and vegetables for sale to the public.

            The property is zoned R-1 and the contemplated use that would be expanded for a greenhouse which is either agricultural or commercial and not ordinarily allowed in a residential zoned district.

You are welcome to attend and express your opinions at the hearing or you may express your views in writing.  The application and proposed plans for the special use permit will be available for review and inspection at the Township offices between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.  All communications must be received at the Township offices prior to the time of the hearing. 

Pursuant to the ADA, individuals with disabilities may request aids/services within a reasonable time period to participate in the hearing.  Contact the Charter Township of Hampton by writing or calling: Fran Dewyse, Township Clerk, Charter Township of Hampton Office, P.O. Box 187, Bay City, MI 48707-0187; (989) 893-7541.
HAMPTON TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION
Jerry Talaga, Chairperson


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