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Saturday, 9 am - 2 pm
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Village of Benzonia
Regular Council Meeting
Monday, November 1, 2021
The Village of Benzonia is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
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Agenda November 2021 (PDF)
PROPOSED ORDINANCE DRAFTS:
The Village Planning Commission held a Public Hearing on drafts of 2 zoning amendments and 2 new ordinance articles, on August 18, 2021. A complete copy of the ordinance drafts may be viewed at the Village Office, 1276 Michigan Avenue. Call the Village Office or email the Zoning Administrator to make arrangements. The ordinance drafts can be viewed/downloaded below.
The next regular planning commission meeting is Thursday, Sept 16th, 7pm at Village Office.
For more information please contact the Zoning Administrator prior to the meeting.
Click on items below to view or print:
#1 2021 DRAFT Accessory Amendment 081821 (PDF)
#2 2021 DRAFT Fence Amendment 081821 (PDF)
#3 2021 DRAFT Food Truck Ordinance 081821 (PDF)
#4 2021 DRAFT Short Term Rentals 081821 (PDF)
The gardens by the Benzonia Post Office and the Mills Community House have been registered as Monarch Waystations.
Details on our Beautiful Benzonia Page>
We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to serve on our Planning commission and committees. These individuals should have the ability to make decisions, work as a part of a team, and want to be able to guide the future growth and development of our Village. Read more on our Planning Page>
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FREE service provided for your convenience.
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NOTE: This is a one time "quick pay", you will need to do this each time you wish to make an Online Payment by eCheck.
Know What’s Below Before You Dig!
Even Hand digging can cause damage. Over 25% of damage is from homeowners. It’s the LAW! It’s fast and it’s FREE!!! Become part of the solution! Protect: Yourself, Your family, Your Community
What do you mean FREE?
When you contact MISS DIG 811, the public facility companies are notified to mark the location of their underground lines. Public facilities are marked for FREE by facility company representatives known as Locators. The Locators paint lines and/or place flags to mark the approximate location of underground public lines.
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To place a dig notice, contact us by calling 811 or by going to www.missdig811.org
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AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY:
Call 911 for water line breaks or downed trees when the office is not open.
Academy Park pavilion and Ice rink are both open to the public free of charge.
No reservations, 1st come, 1st serve.
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The Village of Benzonia is quaint, friendly and walkable. Close to Crystal Lake and Lake Michigan, it is home to delicious restaurants, shops, parks, and grocery stores plus a library and museum. Benzonia is perfect for living & visiting!
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