Geographical Information Systems (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. It is estimated that 80 to 90% of governmental data has a geographic element associated with it.
The City Planning Office is responsible for providing technical assistance on creation, adoption, and amendments to long range planning documents such as the Master Plan and Park and Recreation Master Plan in accordance with relevant state laws and common practice
Charlevoix prides itself as being a clean, well kept community for the benefit of our residents and visitors. The City has provisions in both the zoning ordinance and the health regulations requiring property owners to maintain their property and kept free of nuisances.