We would like to provide you with some of the most requested application forms here on line. These documents will open as Acrobat PDF files. If you have any problems down-loading any of these forms, please feel free to stop by our office at any time during business hours to pick up a copy.
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Sign Zoning Permit Application
All signs require review for zoning compliance prior to placement or issuance of any building or electrical permit. Refer to Article 8 of the Township's Sign Ordinance for questions regarding type, size, etc.
Water Service Connection Application
The Township has public municipal water available in certain locations throughout the township. If you are interested in connecting to the public water main, contact the Township Office to see if service is available to the property. Comstock contracts the tapping of the public main to your property line but it is the homeowner/property owners responsibility to hire their own contractor to run the service line from the water service connection tap to the home or business. Water service connections requiring larger than 1 1/4" must be contracted directly with the City of Kalamazoo, Department of Public Utilities. Contact them at (269) 337-8149 for pricing and arrangements.
A water service connection application will need to be completed and submitted to the Township along with the appropriate fees. Contact us to find out if there are currently any special assessments.
Sanitary Sewer Connection Application
The Township has public municipal sewer available in certain locations throughout the township. If you are interested in connecting to the public sanitary sewer system, contact the Township Office to see if service is available to the property. It is the homeowner/property owners responsibility to hire their own contractor to run the service line from the service lead to the home or business.
A sanitary sewer connection application will need to be completed and submitted to the Township along with the appropriate fees. Contact us to find out if there are currently any special assessments.
Various Applications to Submit our Boards and Commission:
Special Exception Use Permit (SEUP)
Each zoning district within the Township allows for certain types of use. There are uses permitted for each property and then there are uses permitted by Special Exception Use only. The Comstock Township Planning Commission reviews and decides on all SEUP applications. The Planning Commission has final authority on all SEUP applications.
Separate SEUP forms are also vailable for Planning Unit Residential Developments (PURD's) or Planned Multi-Use Developments (PMUD's). This application can be reviewed and printed from this link (SEUP for PMUD/PURD Application form) or obtained at the Township Office.
Charter Township of Comstock is a zoned community. Different zoning districts allow specific types of uses. Requests to change a property to a different zoning classification are heard by the Comstock Township Planning Commission. The Commission will make a recommendation to the Township Board which has final decision in all rezoning requests.
Site Plan Review Application
Site plan review is required, in general, before beginning a new use or new construction in the Township's Cluster Housing, Multiple-Family Residential, Mobile Home Park, Office, Business and Manufacturing zoning districts. It is also, in general, required for Special Exception Uses in other zoning classifications. Consult with the Township Building Official/Zoning Administrator to determine if you are required to apply for site plan review. The Planning Commission reviews and decides all site plan review applications.
Site Condominium/Subdivision Application
Zoning Board of Appeals Application
The Zoning Board of Appeals shall have the authority to interpret the provisions of the Charter Township of Comstock Zoning Ordinances and the power to grant variances from the provisions of the Ordinances where there are practical difficulties or unnecessary hardship in the way of carrying out the strict letter of the Ordinances.
Administrative Site Plan Review
In lieu of site plan review conducted by the Planning Commission, the Zoning Administrator may review site plans or amendments to approved site plans. Refer to Pages 2 and 3 included with the Administrative Site Plan Review Application form to see if you meet these guidelines.