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ZBA Public Hearing 997 W. Sharon Avenue

May 10, 2017
There will be a Public Hearing of the Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Center, 616 Shelden Avenue, Houghton, MI, 49931. The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing concerning a request for a rear-yard setback variance to 8 feet for the as-built structure at 997 West Sharon Avenue (Lot 18 Huron Creek Plat). Following the Public Hearing, the Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a meeting to act on the variance request.

The Public Hearing is an opportunity for public comment. The phone number for the City Offices is 906-482-1700 and the City offices are open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Comments may also be e-mailed to:, or mailed to PO Box 606, Houghton, MI, 49931.

Special Council Meeting

May 16, 2017
The Houghton City Council will hold a joint council meeting with the City of Hancock on Tuesday, May 16th at 6:00 pm at the Carnegie Museum in Houghton. This meeting is open to the public.

Budget Work Session - 5:30 p.m.

May 17, 2017


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