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South Branch Township
5245 N M-18
PO Box 606
Roscommon, MI 48653
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Meeting Schedule/Public Notices   
Regular Meeting Schedule Minimize

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 - Special Use Permit
Commercial Telecommunications Tower Facility - Skyway Towers, LLC

December 20, 2018 @ 7:00 PM at South Branch Township Hall, 5245 N. M-18 Roscommon MI

Case Details: Special Use Permit for a Commercial Telecommunications Tower Facility on behalf of Skyway Towers, LLC, based in Tampa FL 33618. Proposed location of tower facility is on a vacant land parcel owned by Mr. Jason M. Dorris, located just east of 3349 M-18, Roscommon MI 48653. Tower will be a Verizon cell tower.

Below are Exhibits upon which the Planning Commission will base its decision in part. These Exhibits will be presented and discussed at the Public Hearing. 

Exhibit 4 - PC2018-01.pdf     Exhibit 5 - PC2018-01.pdf     Exhibit 6 - PC2018-01.pdf     Exhibit 7 - PC2018-01.pdf     Special Use Permit Application.pdf

SBT Public Engagement Notice Minimize


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. 

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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


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


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


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


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


SBT Public Engagement Session Materials

Meeting was held March 1st 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
South Branch Township Hall - 5245 N. M-18, Roscommon

TOPIC:  Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing Act, Public Act 281 of 2016

The South Branch Township Planning Commission held a public meeting to discuss possible actions to either allow or prohibit some or all of the facilities regulated by the MMFLA, Public Act 281 of 2016. The public engagement session was attended by thirteen concerned citizens. Information and frequently asked questions (F.A.Q.) which were discussed at that meeting can be viewed at this link:FAQ for MMFLA.pdf

Additional information presented at the Public Engagement Session is included in this Power Point presentation: PES-MMJ.pptx

Meeting Synopsis: PC Minutes-3-1-18.pdf