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Township Government

Knowledge of Township Government, Services, and History

The greatest recorded population increase in Pleasantview Township was from 1990 to 2000 based on census data. What was the population change and percentage increase?

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Pleasantview Township was settled in ___ and each elected official received all ___ votes.
The population estimate was ___ people.

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Burn permits are available from the Michigan DNR for counties in the UP and northern Lower Peninsula.
For more information, call 866-922-BURN (866-922-2876).
Additional information is available on the DNR Website: https://www.michigan.gov/dnr/managing-resources/forestry/fire/burn-permit

Be advised, local conditions, ordinances, and restrictions (e.g., no burn zones) shall restrict burning over and above MI DNR permits.

The statutory duties of the Township Trustee are …

(select all that apply – minimum 3 selections to proceed to next question)

The use of fireworks is subject to the following regulations:
> State law requires that consumer-grade fireworks only be ignited from personal property.
> It is illegal to ignite fireworks on public property (e.g., streets), school property, or church property.
> State law makes it illegal to discharge any fireworks when intoxicated or under the influence of drugs.

Fire restrictions may also limit the use of fireworks. For more information, see State of Michigan webpages:
> https://www.michigan.gov/lara/news-releases/2019/06/28/fireworks-know-the-new-state-law-and-your-local-ordinance
> http://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/fireworks_381040_7.pdf

The Michigan DNR takes care of approximately 4.6 million acres of public lands owned by Michigan residents or about 74% of the total 6.2 million acres of the State.
The area of Pleasantview Township is about 23,040 acres. What percentage of land in Pleasantview is owned by the State?

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Pleasantview Township does allow the rental of the Hall by Pleasantview Township Residents only. A deposit of $100.00 is required. The deposit is refunded provided the following: a) everything is cleaned and sanitized, b) chairs, tables, and the like are put back in original order, c) the key is returned, d) nothing is broken, and e) windows and doors are fully closed and locked. Rental is dependent on staff availability. Please call the Township Office for information (231) 526-8140.

For the fiscal years starting 2013-07-01 and ending 2022-06-30, about $950,000 of the Pleasantview Township property tax millage was promised for secondary road repairs.
What was the actual expenditure?

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General qualifications or term criteria for elected officials are …

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The statutory duties of the Township Supervisor are …

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The Michigan Township Association found the following reasons to value Local Government.

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The statutory duties of the Township Treasurer are …

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The Township budget includes expenditures for the following services:

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The statutory duties of the Township Clerk are …

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A map of the approved routes for offroad vehicles can be obtained from the Township Office.
The Township ordinace for ORV/ATV vehicles was enacted because of the following re-occuring incidents and criminal behaviors:

(select all that apply – minimum 3 selections to proceed to next question)

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Land Use & Zoning

Land Use & Planning Matter!

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All zone permit applications for any right-to-permit land use require a …

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A zone permit is required to work out of a home (home occupation). The Zoning Administrator has the authority to review Home Occupation permits ___ and ___ violation(s).

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A proposed commercial project is submitted for special use. Per the Zoning Ordinance, a six (6) foot fence is required along a parcel boundary to separate a property in a commercial zone from adjacent properties in a residential zone. The neighbors in the adjacent residential zone are reasonably troubled that a six (6) foot high fence will not keep out noise, lighting, and other nuisances created by the proposed land use. Can the Planning Commission (PC) increase the height to eight (8) feet?

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The Planning Commission (PC) regularly meets quarterly to …

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The Zoning Ordinance is available via …

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The continuity between the master plan and zone ordinance can be evaluated when a municipality applies for a grant.

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Bonus Question: A layperon definition of curtiladge refers to …

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A contractor is required to submit a(n) ___ to be eligible for a zoning or ___ permit.

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Mapping land into zoning districts is a technique for organizing the development of land for different uses.

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Pertaining to land use, a preempt is a term coined for …

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The purpose of the Zoning Board of Review (ZBA) is to …

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Setback and height regulations are meant to improve …

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Home Owner Assocations can always enact regulations that are more strict than a zoning ordinance.

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Excavation work is typically included with the following “permited” land uses …

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Signage shall be maintained, removed, or replaced by the owner. If an existing sign required a permit and needs to be replaced or relocated, a new permit is required.
These signage regulations apply to a sign that shall be …

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The benefits of Pleasantview Township zoning are …

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Math Quiz

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10+20

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5*40

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150/3

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