Blair Township Planning & Zoning Department

Planning & Zoning Department Overview

The Planning and Zoning office handles the following:

  • Zoning and Building permits and general zoning and building questions
  • Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance questions, requirements, amendments and enforcement
  • Master Plan
  • Applications for: 
    • Site Plan Review
    • Special Land Use Permits
    • Preliminary Plats
    • Planned Unit Developments
    • Home Occupations
    • Reviews all Land Division Applications
  • Assist Township in planning and development
  • Grant seeking and proposals
  • Maintain maps
  • Planning Commission questions and inquiries
  • Zoning Board of Appeals questions and inquiries, including variance requests


Lindsey Wolf -Zoning Administrator  
(231) 276-9263 Extension 105  

Office Hours: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday - Friday

2017-2018 Meeting Dates for Board of Trustees, Planning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals

2016 Master Plan Update

Blair Township is in the process of writing a Community Master Plan pursuant to  Public Act 33 of 2008, the Michigan Planning Enabling Act.  The Master Plan provides a broad overview of desired future development patterns within the Township. A copy of the proposed Master Plan is available to review at the link below:

Blair Township Master Plan Update - Draft November 2016


     LEGAL NOTICES/ORDINANCES                  MAPS                   TOWNSHIP FEE SCHEDULE                           LAND DIVISION


Please be advised that on Tuesday, APRIL 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Blair Township Hall, 2121 Co. Rd. 633 Grawn, MI 49637, the BLAIR TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES will hold a regular meeting to conduct business and a public hearing to consider the following request:


Special Use Case # SUSPR 18-03-01: The applicant, Blain’s Farm & Fleet, is requesting a special use/site plan review to establish an 105,570 sq. ft. retail store with a drive thru, an outdoor sales/display and screened outdoor storage areas also an auto service/tire sales area.

Parcel(s) #: 28-02-005-001-03 ; located on corner property South of Rennie School rd & West of US 31/37, Traverse City, MI 49685. SEC 5 T26N R11W.


Full and accurate copies of the proposed special use application are available for inspection at the Blair Township Hall, Tuesday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Written comments will be received until, April 10, 2018, and directed to the Blair Board of Trustees, 2121 Co. Rd 633 Grawn, MI 49637 or email Blair Township will provide reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities at the public hearing. Persons requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Township at least five (5) business days prior to the hearing, (231)276-9263.