Planning & Zoning Efforts

Gratiot County administers planning and zoning for 6 townships in the County, including:

  • Elba
  • Hamilton
  • Lafayette
  • Newark
  • North Star
  • Sumner

All other townships and cities are self-zoned. The Zoning Administrator for County zoned townships is William Leonard. The Gratiot County Zoning Ordinance is designed to promote the public health, public safety, general welfare, to encourage coordinated and sensible land use and to conserve the expenditure of funds to obtain most advantageous use of our land and resources.