Michigan Zoning Enabling Act

GUEST VIEW: The case for Pine Township’s wind ordinance

Pine Township’s draft wind ordinance is protective.

Although some might describe is as restrictive, it is not exclusionary under the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act.

Douglass Township facing questions about improperly noticed, never-published 2017 wind ordinance

A wind energy ordinance approved in Douglass Township more than four years ago was apparently improperly noticed and never published, leaving it “null and void” according to an attorney working on behalf of township residents.

However, the township’s attorney calls it “much ado about nothing.”