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Addressing Floodplain Management Ordinance (PDF)
Code of Ordinance Table of Contents (PDF)
COA - Title I - General Provisions (PDF)
COA - Title III - Administration (PDF)
COA - Title V - Public Works (PDF)
COA - Title VII - Traffic Code (PDF)
COA - Title IX - General Regulations (PDF)
COA - Title XI - Business Regulations (PDF)
COA - Title XIII - General Offenses (PDF)
COA - Title XV - Land Usage (PDF)
Chapter 50 Amendment - Water (PDF)
Chapter 51 Amendment - Sewer (PDF)
Chapter 93 Amendment - Streets and Sidewalks - Public Right of Way (PDF)
Chapter 99 Amendment - Rezoning (PDF)
Chapter 113 - Transient Merchants (PDF)
Chapter 131 Amendment - Alcohol Comsumption on Village Green (PDF)
Medical Marijuana and Marijuana Establishment Ordinance (PDF)
Off Road Vehicle Ordinance (PDF)
Short Term Rental Ordinance (PDF)
Streets and Sidewalk Right of Way Ordinance (PDF)
Zoning Ordinance, Updated 2019 (PDF)
Zoning Variance Application (PDF)
Zoning Ordinance - Amended (PDF)
On Monday, August 8, 2022 Regular Council Meeting the following action was taken:
Motion by Ressel-Hodan, supported by Angell-Powell to approve placing a Moratorium on
the Short-Term Rental Ordinance effective immediately and placing a cap on the annual
permits at 67 for one year while the Village studies the economic impacts to the community,
ROLL CALL VOTE: AYES: Angell Powell, Bluhm, Griffis, Ressel-Hodan, Palmer and Hodges.
NAYS: 0. ABSENT: Nugent. Motion approved 6 – 0.
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City Feasibility and Short Term Rental Studies
65 S. Hancock Street
P.O. Box 622
Pentwater, Michigan 49449
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