James Moreau is Zoning Administrator, if you have questions regarding Zoning please contact him at 906-635-3058 Ext 4



Zoning Permits and Fees

Download the Zoning Permit and Special Land Use Permit Application Form (PDF)

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Specific zoning requirements and zoning permit information are found on the Ordinances page.

Copies of the form may also be obtained at the township office. Copies of the Zoning Ordinance are available for purchase at the township office. Questions concerning zoning issues should be referred to the township’s Zoning Administrator at 906-635-3058 ext. 4.

Chippewa County has permit requirements for building construction, private water supply systems, and on site sewage disposal systems. These requirements are in addition to Bruce Township zoning permit requirements.

Information concerning building permits is available from the County Building Inspector’s office at 906-635-6362. Information concerning private water supply and on site sewage disposal systems is available from the County Health Department at 906-635-1566.

Chippewa County has a table of items one needs to begin building available here.

Permit Fees
Zoning Permit$25.00
Zoning Permits for Patios, Decks and PorchesNo Fee
Special Land Use Permit$50.00
Special Meeting Fees
Township Board$200.00
Planning Commission$200.00
Plan Review Fees
Site Plans$50.00
Sketch PlansNo Fee
Other Fees
Variance Processing$50.00
Special Land Use Appeals (Township Board)$50.00
Other Appeals (Zoning Board of Appeals)$50.00
Administrative Fee (work started prior to issuance of permit)$50.00
Purchase Copy of Zoning Ordinance$10.00