Planning & Zoning

Zoning Ordinance 

To view the City of Charlevoix's Zoning Ordinance, please click here.  

For questions regarding the Zoning Ordinance,  email 

2022 Master Plan

On November 21, 2022, the City Council approved the 2022 Master Plan. To view the Master Plan please Click here.

Zoning Permit

The City of Charlevoix Department of Planning and Zoning strives to provide the highest level of service to the City's residents, elected officials, boards, and committees on a wide variety of topics relating to community and economic development, long-range planning, zoning, transportation, and many other land use related topics.

It is our goal to create an attractive, vibrant, and diverse community through innovative planning and community development strategies and practices.

General Information

The Planning and Zoning Department provides administrative support to:

  • Property owners
  • Planning Commission
  • Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)
  • City Council
  • Enforcement of land use
  • Issuance of permits
  • Guidance through the land division process