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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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Meeting Schedule/Public Notices   
 
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Township Board meets 2nd Tuesday each month at 7:00 p.m.*

Planning Commission meets 1st Thursday each month at 7:00 p.m.

Zoning Board of Appeals meets 2nd Monday, quarterly at 7:00 p.m. (March, June, September, December)

All Regular Township Board, Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings are held at the Township Offices located at 5245 N. M-18, Roscommon, MI and are open to the general public. Special meetings, when required, will be posted as they are scheduled.   

*Exception for March - The Township Board will meet on the 3rd Tuesday in March.

 
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Public Hearing Notice

Zoning Board of Appeals - Variance Request

7:00 P.M. July 1, 2019

South Branch Township Hall

5245 N. M-18, Roscommon, MI 48653

The South Branch Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing regarding an application for a variance at 835 E. Dort Road, Roscommon, MI within the Stream Corridor Overlay. Applicant seeks a variance to demolish, in its entirety, a legal non-conforming dwelling and construct a new dwelling with a reduction of 152 feet to the front setback standard. 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 or emailed to zoningadmin@southbranchtownship.com and will be accepted until 12:00 noon on June 27, 2019. For questions regarding this Public Hearing please call the South Branch Township at (989)275-8232.

Case Details - Case# ZBA2019-02- Keeley:  ZBA2019-02-Site Plan.pdf   &    ZBA2019-02-DV-Application.pdf

 
SBT Public Engagement Notice Minimize

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT - MASTER PLAN REVIEW

Your input is important to us! Please take the survey to share your thoughts & opinions, to assist with shaping the future of our Township.

Deadline for completion of the survey is February 20, 2019. 

The survey is now CLOSED, however, stay tuned for future public engagement sessions coming soon!


 
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SBT Zoning Board of Appeals

Held a Public Hearing on March 11th 2019 

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

Regarding an Au Sable River Stream Corridor Zoning Variance

On March 11th 2019, the SBT ZBA approved a Zoning Variance for a parcel located within the Au Sable River Stream Corridor Overlay zoning district. Subject parcel is located at 11155 Red Pine Drive, Lot #16 of Red Dog #2 subdivision. A variance was granted for a 30 foot reduction to the front yard setback standard to accommodate the construction of a new primary dwelling on a previously vacant parcel.

Case Details:   WD-Site Plan - ZBA2019-01.pdf ;  WD-ZA Case Report - ZBA2019-01.pdf   

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SBT Planning Commission 

Held a Special Meeting on December 20, 2018

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

Regarding a Special Use Permit for a Commercial Telecommunications Tower Facility

The Special Use Permit request made by Skyway Towers, LLC was approved by the Planning Commission at the conclusion of the Public Hearing held December 20, 2018.

SUP Application Docs:  Exhibit 4 - PC2018-01.pdf ; Exhibit 5 - PC2018-01.pdf 

MinutesMinutes Dec 20 2018_PH.pdf

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SBT Planning Commission

Held a Special Meeting on September 27, 2018

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

Regarding a Special Use Permit for a Stream Corridor Planned Unit Development

The Special Use Permit request made by Au Sable Riverview Resort and Au Sable Fly & Tackle, LLC was approved with conditions, by the Planning Commission after a Public Hearing held December 7, 2017 and additional deliberations held April 5, 2018.

Revision to SUP application: PC2017-02 - Application revision-9-21-18.pdf

Conditions: PC2017-02 Conditions.pdf

Meeting Minutes: PC2017-02 - PC Meeting Minutes-9-27-18.pdf

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SBT Zoning Board of Appeals

Held a Public Hearing on September 24, 2018

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

Regarding a dimensional variance in the Stream Corridor Overlay zoning district 

The variance for Mr. Sylvester for parcel #063-008-001-020-11, located at 8357 Sylvester Trail, Grayling MI, was approved by the ZBA for the addition of an upper story to an existing, legal non-conforming, dwelling. 

Meeting Minutes: ZBA2018-01-Sylvester-Meeting Minutes.pdf

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SBT Zoning Board of Appeals

Held a Public Hearing July 2nd 2018 & continued deliberations on August 6th, 2018

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

Regarding a dimensional variance in the Stream Corridor Overlay zoning district 

The variance for Mr. & Mrs. Grant on parcel #063-002-013-020-05 located at 613 Mc Master's Bridge Rd was approved by the ZBA to construct an addition in excess of 50% of the existing ground floor area, to a legal non-conforming dwelling. 

Meeting MinutesZBA-minutes-8-6-18.pdf

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SBT Planning Commission 

Regular Meeting Held May 3rd 2018 at 7:00 pm

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

Master Plan Review: NEMCOG Quote: SBT Master Plan Update 2018 Proposal 3-7-18.pdf

Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing: Survey Results: Med MJ-Final-Survey Results-3-30-18.pdf

Meeting MinutesMinutes May 3 2018.pdf

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SBT Planning Commission 

Public Meeting Held April 5th 2018 at 6:00 pm

South Branch Township Fire Hall, 5245 N. M-18, Roscommon

Special Use Permit (SC-PUD) – Au Sable Riverview Resort & Au Sable Fly & Tackle, LLC

The SBT Planning Commission held a Public Meeting on April 5th 2018, to continue deliberations began at the Public Hearing which was held on December 7th 2017 for Au Sable Riverview Resort. The applicant seeks a Stream Corridor Planned Unit Development (SC-PUD). The Planning Commission did not render a decision at the December 7th meeting, electing instead to postpone any decision until additional information was provided by the applicant. Additional information provided by the applicant was received and discussed at the April 5th meeting by the Planning Commission members. No decision was rendered at the April 5th meeting and deliberations will continue at the May 10th special meeting with a decision to be made at the conclusion of deliberations. The Public Comment period is now CLOSED. 

Meeting MinutesMinutes April 5 2018.pdf