Public Hearing Proposed Ordinance 2020-315 February 24 – 5:30 pm

THE HOUGHTON CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AT 5:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021, BY REMOTE PARTICIPATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH PUBLIC ACT 254 OF 2020 TO DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING PROPOSED ORDINANCE.

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CITY OF HOUGHTON

PROPOSED

ORDINANCE 2020-315

AN ORDINANCE, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 98, ARTICLE 7, DIVISION 6,

OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF HOUGHTON

TO RE-ZONE PROPERTY

THE CITY OF HOUGHTON ORDAINS:

Pursuant to Chapter 98, Article 7, Division 6, the Code of Ordinances, City of Houghton, Michigan and Public Act 110 of 2006, as amended, the following-described property is re-zoned from R-1 (single-family residential district) to B-2 (community business) with the condition that the only uses allowed are:

  1. All principal uses and all uses subject to conditions as regulated in the B-1 District or in any Residential District.
  2. Restaurants, taverns or other places serving food or beverages.
  3. Hotels and motels.
  4. Seaplane passenger service including a pier, boat ramp and aircraft storage hangar.

A PARCEL OF LAND SITUATED IN GOV LOT 3 & GOV LOT 4, SEC 34,T55N, R34W, CITY OF HOUGHTON DES AS FOL:  COM AT THE W 1/4 COR OF SEC 34; TH ALONG THE S LINE OF GOV LOT 3 S 89 DEG 50’13″E 1334.62 FT TO THE SE COR OF GOV LOT 3; TH N 0 DEG 28’47″E 1013.95 FT; TH S 79 DEG 21’13″E 121.90 FT; TH N 0 DEG 15’0″W 51.47 FT TO A POINT ON THE N ROW LINE OF THE HOUGHTON CANAL RD & THE POB; TH FROM THE PT THUS ESTABLISHED GO N 79 DEG 7’16″W ALONG THE SD N ROW LINE OF THE HOUGHTON CANAL RD 19.64 FT; TH ALONG THE N ROW LINE N 77 DEG 22’38″W 166.86 FT TO A 1/2″ CAPPED REBAR ABOVE A 48″ DISMETER CULVERT; TH ALONG THE CENTER OF A CREEK THE FOL 6 COURSES, N 19 DEG 44’57″E 59.83 FT; TH N 4 DEG 18’32″E 67.10 FT; TH N 8 DEG 41’37″E 40.43 FT; TH N 57 DEG 27’40″W 50.47 FT; TH N 25 DEG 51’19″W 69.57 FT; TH N 0 DEG 51’25″W 78.255 FT TO AN INTERM TRAVERSE LINE ON THE SHORE OF PORTAGE LK; TH ALONG THE TRAV LINE OF PORTAGE LK S 76 DEG 14’22″E 34.27 FT TO A 1/2″ CAPPED REBAR; TH ALONG THE INTERM TRAVERSE LINE OF PORTAGE LK S 76 DEG 53’52″E 151.115 FT TO A 1/2″ REBAR; TH S 0 DEG 47’37″W 328.45 FT TO A 1/2″ CAPPED REBAR ON THE N ROW LINE OF THE HOUGHTON CANAL RD & THE POB.  CON 1.42 ACRES M/L.

The Houghton City Zoning Map, as amended to reflect such re-zoning, is attached hereto as an Exhibit. Isle Royal Air Rezoning Map 10-28-2020

The public hearing is a chance for the council to receive public comments on this proposed ordinance.

Ann Vollrath, Clerk

aerial view of the city of Houghton and lift bridge