Maple Grove Township is primarily a rural, residential community. Below is a map showing our various zoning locations.
Here is the legend for the various zoning zones:
To preserve and promote the use of land for food and fiber production. To reinforce the continued agriculture use of property as encouraged by the Farmland and Open Space Preservation Act.
To permit appropriate non-form uses of land while preserving the rural mature of the area. To Permit a gradual transition from agriculture preservation areas to more intensive uses without giving way to urban sprawl.
R-1A Residential – Transitional:
To encourage and preserve attractive neighborhood environments consisting of single-family dwellings on individual lots and compatible uses. To create residential areas that will maintain their quality of life for future inhabitants.
B-1 Commercial – Neighborhood:
To accommodate commercial activities that meet the day-to-day convenience shopping and service needs of township residents. To promote development of offices in a manner that will compliment surrounding neighborhoods. To provide a transition zone between residential neighborhoods and intensive commercial areas. To permit development of multiple-family dwellings under appropriate conditions.
B-2 Commercial Community:
To preserve and enhance business areas serving a regional market and/or serving the needs of the automobile traveler on major arterial streets.
M Industrial – Light:
To encourage attractive industrial development that is in keeping with the township’s character. To permit manufacturing, processing, assembling, packaging, or treatment of products when these activities take place only inside a building. To permit compatible sales or service uses. To prohibit residential or intensive retail uses in industrial locations.