A petition to replace the Ovid Township Prohibition of Marijuana Establishments Ordinance #28, has been filed, and after resolution at our August board meeting, will be added ot the November general election ballot
The Ovid Township Board neither condones nor opposes this petition.
There has been a survey circulated from the Ovid Job Creation Foundation. This has been circulated from outside of Ovid Township, and the Ovid Township board has no involvement in its implementation/creation. We did not sanction or condone any information contained in the survey.
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING CANELLATION NOTICE
Due to the Governor's order regarding gatherings of less than 10 people, the regular planning commission meeting for Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 has been cancelled.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer Signs Executive Order Requiring Mask Use In All Public Places
Click here to review the press release.
Due to the order signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, masks ARE MANDATORY to enter the Ovid Township Hall. Admittance to anyone not wearing a mask will be denied.
SUMMER TAX COLLECTION
For information regarding Summer 2020 Tax Collection please CLICK HERE
ABSENTEE BALLOT INFORMATION
The Clerk, Amy Havasy will be available from
8:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday, August 1st, 2020
to apply for and obtain an absentee ballot in person.
The Clerk is also available by appointment to request an absentee application/ballot. Call 517-238-5099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to request an absentee ballot application.
You can also print and complete the application found here and drop it off at the Ovid Township Hall or mail it to:
Ovid Township Clerk
381 S. Angola Rd
Coldwater, MI 49036
In an effort to protect our residents and staff from the spread of Covid-19, and in accordance with recommendations from the CDC, the Ovid Township offices will conduct business through our service window.
Elected Officials and the zoning administrator are available via phone, email, mail, and the drop box located on the north drive of the parking lot.
The zoning administrator is available during regular posted hours and zoning items will be addressed on a case by case basis.
Ovid Township Board of Trustees
NEW ZONING ADMINISTRATOR HOURS
Please note new office hours for the Ovid Township Zoning Administrator
Feel free to contact Bob via phone, in person during posted hours, or email (note the new zoning email address) for all of your Ovid Township zoning needs
Bob Hawley, Zoning Administrator, is available on
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00AM to 1:00PM.
Notice: Click here to review the Township policy for blocked roadways
Branch County Building Department Checklist - Click HERE
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS AND PROPERTY OWNERS IN THE WR ZONING DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that, effectively immediately, Ovid Township shall require all contractors and property owners proposing to construct any impervious surface or structure less than nine inches in height (examples: decks, walkways, sidewalks, driveways, etc) on private property in the WR (Waterfront Residential) Zoning District to obtain a zoning permit prior to beginning work. The purpose of the zoning permit shall be to ensure compliance with the Township’s Zoning Ordinance, which restricts the maximum percentage of impervious surface on a lot in the WR District to 50% of the lot area (see Section 12.01).
Greg Gemmill, Supervisor
Russ Jennings, Zoning Administrator
Publication Date: July 9th, 2018
For the complete ordinance, please click on "Ordinances" at the top of the page.