Township of East China, MI
St. Clair County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Charter Township of East China 10-5-1998 by Ord. No. 259. Amendments noted where applicable.[1]]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 81.
Location of adult uses — See Ch. 105.
Location of arcades and game devices — See Ch. 124.
Bed-and-breakfast establishments — See Ch. 139.
Building construction — See Ch. 172.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 253.
Land-disturbing activities — See Ch. 287.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 400.
Private swimming pools — See Ch. 408.
480a Schedule of Regulations 480b Schedule of Sign Regulations 480c Reference Chart
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Editor’s Note: This chapter was amended 1-7-2013 by Ord. No. 308 to change article numbers from Roman numerals to Arabic, to delete §§ 480-34 through 480-37 and renumber subsequent sections, and to update internal article and section references accordingly. Ordinance No. 308 also made certain substantive changes throughout the chapter. Historical notations for Ord. No. 308 are included in the text where such substantive changes occur.
Article 1 Introduction

§ 480-1 Purpose.

§ 480-2 Preamble.

§ 480-3 Short title.

Article 2 Construction of Language and Definitions

§ 480-4 Applicable rules of construction.

§ 480-5 Definitions.

Article 3 Zoning Districts and Map

§ 480-6 Districts established.

§ 480-7 District boundaries; Zoning Map.

§ 480-8 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 480-9 Zoning of vacated land.

Article 4 R-1, R-2 and R-3 One-Family Residential Districts

§ 480-10 Intent.

§ 480-11 Principal uses permitted.

§ 480-12 Uses permitted subject to conditions.

§ 480-13 Residential development options.

Article 5 RM-1 and RM-2 Multiple-Family Residential Districts

§ 480-14 Purpose.

§ 480-15 Principal uses permitted.

§ 480-16 Vehicular access.

§ 480-17 Uses permitted subject to conditions.

Article 6 PND Planned Neighborhood Development Districts

§ 480-18 Purpose.

§ 480-19 Principal permitted uses.

§ 480-20 Business uses permitted subject to special conditions.

§ 480-21 Permitted density.

§ 480-22 Design and layout conditions.

§ 480-23 Submittal, review and approval.

Article 7 MHP Mobile Home Park Districts

§ 480-24 Purpose.

§ 480-25 Principal uses permitted.

Article 8 OS-1 Office Service Districts

§ 480-26 Purpose.

§ 480-27 Principal uses permitted.

§ 480-28 Accessory uses permitted subject to conditions.

§ 480-29 Required conditions.

Article 9 LB Local Business Districts

§ 480-30 Purpose.

§ 480-31 Principal uses permitted.

§ 480-32 Uses permitted subject to conditions.

§ 480-33 Required conditions.

Article 10 GB General Business Districts

§ 480-34 Purpose.

§ 480-35 Principal uses permitted.

§ 480-36 Uses permitted subject to conditions.

Article 11 MC Medical Campus Districts

§ 480-37 Purpose.

§ 480-38 Principal uses permitted.

§ 480-39 Uses permitted subject to conditions.

§ 480-40 Required conditions.

Article 12 IRO Industrial Research Office Districts

§ 480-41 Purpose.

§ 480-42 Principal uses permitted.

§ 480-43 Required conditions.

Article 13 I-1 Industrial One Districts

§ 480-44 Purpose.

§ 480-45 Principal uses permitted.

Article 14 I-2 Industrial Two Districts

§ 480-46 Purpose.

§ 480-47 Principal uses permitted.

§ 480-48 Uses permitted subject to special conditions.

Article 15 P-1 Vehicular Parking Districts

§ 480-49 Purpose.

§ 480-50 Permitted use.

§ 480-51 Required conditions.

Article 16 Schedule of Regulations

§ 480-52 Schedule of Regulations.

Article 17 Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 480-53 Off-street parking requirements.

§ 480-54 Parking space layout, construction and maintenance.

§ 480-55 Off-street loading and unloading.

Article 18 Nonconforming Situations

§ 480-56 Intent.

§ 480-57 Nonconforming lots.

§ 480-58 Nonconforming uses of land.

§ 480-59 Nonconforming structures.

§ 480-60 Nonconforming use of structures and land.

Article 19 General Provisions

§ 480-61 Accessory buildings and structures.

§ 480-62 Special land uses.

§ 480-63 Landscaping.

§ 480-64 Obscuring walls and landscaped berms.

§ 480-65 Corner clearance.

§ 480-66 Residential entranceway structures.

§ 480-67 Exterior lighting.

§ 480-68 Waste receptacles.

§ 480-69 Access management.

§ 480-70 Grade conformance.

§ 480-71 Fences.

§ 480-72 Site plan review.

§ 480-73 Engineering and inspection requirements; deposit; construction permit.

§ 480-73.1 Personal wireless service facilities.

§ 480-73.2 Medical marihuana.

Article 20 General Exceptions

§ 480-74 Essential services.

§ 480-75 Railroad rights-of-way.

§ 480-76 Temporary use of property for voting.

§ 480-77 Height limitations.

§ 480-78 Lots adjoining alleys.

§ 480-79 Yard regulations.

§ 480-80 Lots having river and canal frontage.

§ 480-81 Children’s play equipment.

Article 21 Signs

§ 480-82 General sign regulations.

§ 480-83 Schedule of Sign Regulations.

§ 480-84 Permits for signs.

Article 22 Administration and Enforcement

§ 480-85 Conformance with provisions of chapter required.

§ 480-86 Duties of Building Official.

§ 480-87 Plot plans and grading plans.

§ 480-88 Permits; certificate of occupancy.

§ 480-89 As-built drawings.

§ 480-90 Certificates of occupancy.

§ 480-91 Fees.

§ 480-92 Public hearings.

§ 480-93 Violations and penalties.

§ 480-94 Abatement of public nuisance.

§ 480-95 Minimum requirements adopted.

§ 480-96 Nonexclusiveness of application.

§ 480-97 Greater conflicting regulations control.

§ 480-98 Vested rights subject to amendment.

§ 480-99 Changes or amendments by Township Board.

§ 480-100 Designated to perform zoning duties.

§ 480-101 Performance guarantee.

Article 23 Zoning Board of Appeals

§ 480-102 Membership; terms; officers.

§ 480-103 Meetings; hearings.

§ 480-104 Appeal of decision.

§ 480-105 Fees for appeals.

§ 480-106 Jurisdiction.

§ 480-107 Duration of order.