FACT SHEET FOR DAYTON TOWNSHIP
This fact sheet is provided to assist citizens of
Dayton Township with the procedures necessary for Residential Construction projects within Dayton Township.
COMPLIANCE PERMIT from Dayton Township is required for all
construction projects within the Township.
The purpose of the Zoning Permit is to insure construction is in
conformance with Township zoning regulations.
first step before
any project should be to visit the Zoning Administrator at the town hall on Weds. 5-8 or Thurs. 1-4. The hall is loacted at the corner of 32nd and Stone Rd.
A HEALTH DEPARTMENT PERMIT from the Newaygo County
Health Department is required in two situations:
If the project is for a NEW Residential
Dwelling and the property does not have public water or sanitary
sewer available. On-site
sewage treatment and on-site water well will be required.
Permits that will be needed, are SEWAGE TREATMENT to
provide proper placement of a new or replacement septic tank and
drainfield system; and WELL PERMIT for installation of a new
or replacement water well.
If the project involves adding bedrooms,
changing the use of an existing structure, or when replacing an
existing septic system due to the potential for change of wastewater
flows. Or if the project
involves non-bedroom additions (garage, deck ... ) on lake front
property of 1 acre or less because of the limited area available for
the sewage system. The
permit that will be needed is a BUILDING PERMIT APPROVAL (BPA).
Applications for either of the Health Department
Permits can be obtained between 8:00am and 4:30pm from the Health
Department 231-689-7300. You
will need your permanent parcel number, a copy of your legal description
and a property street address to complete your application.
EROSION PERMITS are required for any earth disturbance within 500 ft
of a body of surface water, including designated county drains.
Soil Erosion permits are also required if a seawall is installed
or if clean beach sand is brought in along the water's edge or if soils
being disturbed are in a quantity of 1 acre or more. Also, alteration of
an artificial canal, ditch, lagoon pond, lake or similar waterway which
purpose is ultimately
connection with an existing inland lake or stream, or where any part of
the artificial waterway is located within 500 feet of the Ordinary High
water Mark of an existing inland lake or stream.
Soil Erosion Permit may be applied for at the
Newaygo County Drain Commissioners Office 231-689-7213; between 7:00am
and 4:00pm (the office is closed noon - 1:00pm)
DEQ – Michigan Department of Environmental
Quality – formerly DNR Permits
permits are required for any construction within a FLOOD PLAIN or
within a body of water such as Seawalls or PERMANENT DOCKS.
Contact the DEQ in Grand Rapids 616-356-0500 (Some aquatic plant
life may be protected from disturbance)
BUILDING PERMITS, ELECTRICAL PERMITS, MECHANICAL
PERMITS, & HOUSE NUMBERS are available through the Newaygo
County Building Inspectors Office 231-689-7216.
Applications can be obtained between 7:00am - 4:00pm.
The office is closed Noon to 1:00pm). (State of Michigan Plumbing
Permit Applications are also available through the Building Inspectors
PLUMBING PERMITS are issued through the
State of Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes.
The Newaygo Area Plumbing Inspector is Mike Zoland, his phone
number is (231) 757-3559. Mr.
Zoland is available from 8am to 9am.
He has an answering machine a message can be left for Mr. Zoland
from 9am until 5pm. The
Lansing office telephone number is (517) 241-9313. (State of Michigan
Plumbing Permit Applications are also available through the Building
PERMITS are needed for all new Residential Dwelling
construction. Driveways adjoining a State Highway require a permit from
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).
All applications can be obtained at the Newaygo County Road
Commission. (231) 689-6682 (MDOT
applications are provided through the County Road Commission office).
Pools: “In-ground” pools
require electrical, building and plumbing permits
BURNING PERMITS: (231) 745-3111
SILT FENCING is available at the USDA Conservation Service
SEEDLINGS are available at the Newaygo Conservation District