Forest Home Township

Powered By SBS Portals


Forest Home Township Antrim County, Michigan
PO Box 317, Bellaire, MI 49615. Ph: 231-533-8003 | Fax: 231-533-5067

This application must be filled out completely and approved by the Township before any earth change or removal of vegetation may occur within a Shoreline Protection Strip, pursuant to Section 1506,E,1 of the Township Zoning Ordinance. Paying the application fee does not grant approval.

Applicant Name
Applicant Phone No
Applicant Email
Property Address (Street Name, City, State, Zip)
Zoning District
Property Tax ID
Description of proposed alteration
A sketch plan must accompany the application detailing the proposed changes pursuant to Section 1802 in the Zoning Ordinance. This sketch shall include roads, driveways, buildings, significant natural features, yard setbacks, wells, and septic systems.

The removal of trees with a nine (9) inch circumference or grater (measured at a height of four (4) feet) may only be conducted under the following conditions.

a) The submission of a complete site plan detailing the proposed activity (including decks, patios, steps, and paths) and meeting the requirements of Article 18 of the Zoning Ordinance. Such site plan shall also illustrate existing and proposed vegetation by location and species.
b) the demonstration of improvement to a situation that is dangerous to the general public or harmful to water quality because of unchecked or potential shoreline erosion, sediment runoff, or water pollution.

The facts presented above are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

I hereby authorize the submission of this application and agree to abide by any decision made in response to it. By signing I hereby give permission for the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Township Board, or staff to enter my property for the purpose of premise inspection and compliance of the permit.

Applicant Signature
Date (mm-dd-yyyy)
Alteration of Shoreline Protection Strip Permit is not valid unless Zoning Administrator has signed and marked application as approved.
Attach Document (PDF, JPG, PNG, GIF, TIFF Only)

Enter the code here