Category Archives: Ordinances

Residents urged to keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice

The City of Charlotte would like to remind residents of their responsibility to help keep sidewalks clear of ice and snow during the winter season. Chapter 56, Section 118 of the Charlotte City Code says that “no person having the … Continue reading

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City Announces “Complaints By Text Message” Initiative

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release  July 9, 2013  Contact: Gregg Guetschow, City Manager (517-543-8852) Charlotte city officials have identified a new resource in their efforts to improve neighborhood quality: citizens with cell phones. A new initiative, “Complaints by Text Message,” … Continue reading

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Notice of Public Hearing–Proposed Income Tax Ordinance

A public hearing will be held on a proposed income tax ordinance adopting the Michigan Uniform City Income Tax ordinance by reference by adding Chapter 65: Taxation – City Income Tax – to the City Code of the City of … Continue reading

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Keeping Of Chickens On Residential Lots

In recent years, a small group of cities in Michigan and other states have adopted regulations permitting residents to keep a limited number of chickens on residential lots. The issue had been considered briefly by the Charlotte City Council in … Continue reading

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Shopping Center Parking Requirements

In early 2012, the City received a request from the owners of the Charlotte Plaza shopping center on Lansing Road to amend the zoning ordinance so as to reduce the number of parking spaces required for such uses. Reducing the … Continue reading

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