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South Branch Township
5245 N M-18
PO Box 606
Roscommon, MI 48653
989-275-8232 Phone
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South Branch Township

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9am - 12pm

South Branch Township Master Plan

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In observance of Independence Day, the Township Offices will be CLOSED Friday, July 3rd 

Regular business hours resume on Monday, July 6th. 

 Happy Independence Day!


South Branch Township


July 20, 2020

SBT Zoning Board of Appeals & SBT Planning Commission

Special Approval Request

7:00 pm, July 20, 2020 at the SBT Hall 5245 N. M-18, Roscommon MI 48653

The South Branch Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing regarding a special approval request for a variance to the standard for minimum parcel size/area in the Mixed Residential zoning district. Subject parcel location is 597 Lynn Drive, Roscommon, MI 48653, Section 13 of T25N, R2W. Immediately following the ZBA hearing, the South Branch Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for a special approval request for a Special Use Permit and Site Plan Review for the same subject parcel for Annual Long-term Camping. All interested parties are invited to attend the hearing to observe or comment on the request. Written comments can be mailed to South Branch Township, Attn: Zoning Admin, P.O. Box 606, Roscommon, MI 48653 and will be accepted until 12:00 noon on July 17, 2020. For questions regarding this Public Hearing please call the South Branch Township at (989)275-8232.

See the Meetings tab for more detailed information

Public Engagement Session 

with the SBT Planning Commission for Master Plan Review  

April 2, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.

at the South Branch Township Hall - 5245 N. M-18, Roscommon MI


The SBT Planning Commission is seeking public input on our Master Plan review. 

Please see the 'Meeting Schedule/Public Notices' tab for additional details.

This meeting will be rescheduled for a future date after the restrictions limiting the size of public gatherings have been lifted by the Governor's Office.

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Please ensure that all summer decorations on or around grave sites be removed prior to November 1st, as specified in the South Branch Township Cemetery Ordinance No. 16B as amended 

Section 10: Ground Maintenance (part G) 

All refuse of any kind or nature including, among others, dried flowers, wreaths,papers, and flower containers must be removed at the close of the season. Holders containing flowers and other decorations will be removed as the flowers fade and wither and the right is reserved by the South Branch Township Board to make such removal. Winter decorations, wreaths and grave blankets must be removed by May 1, and summer decorations by November 1, or such other times as is specified by the South Branch Township Board.

Cemetery Ordinance

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________      DOG LICENSES

Are available here at the township office, beginning November 1st through the end of February yearly. Fees: spayed/neutered $8, without spayed/neutered $15. After March 1st, you must go to the County Offices. Please bring proof that your animal is spayed or neutered & a copy of your animal's rabies certificate; they must be presented to get a license.

For Applications made on or after March 1st, the fee is $25 and are only available at the Crawford County Offices located in downtown Grayling at the Courthouse. Please see the County Treasurer.