Recently Adopted Ordinances, Zoning Chapters and Public Housing Franchises/Bonds/Tax Exemptions

Ordinances that have been recently adopted by the Marquette City Commission can be found here, along with an official copy of the Marquette City Code

This ordinance (LINK) was adopted May 9, 2022 and allows for the designation of walking paths and non-motorized paths in the City, and clarifies enforcement of regulations related to these paths.

This ordinance (LINK) was adopted May 9, 2022 and prohibits the feeding of wild animals in the City.

The following list represents various franchise agreements in the City. These chapters are on file in the City Clerk's Office. 

In February of 2019, the Marquette City Commission adopted the Land Development Code (LDC), which lays out zoning regulations for the City of Marquette. In August of 2019, amendments to the LDC were approved and effective on September 5, 2019. In February of 2020, amendments to the LDC were approved and effective on February 25, 2020. In January of 2021, amendments to the LDC were approved and effective on January 21, 2021.

The complete LDC and Zoning Map can be found on the Zoning page of the City's website, under Community Development.

There are various City agreements regarding Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT). Typically, these agreements are related to City-owned utilities and to public housing units. These agreements are on file in the City Clerk's office.

An ordinance to provide for a service charge in lieu of taxes for a multiple family dwelling project known as Whetstone Village for persons of low income to be financed or assisted through pursuant to the provisions of the State Housing Development Authority Act of 1966, as amended - Ordinance 674.

An ordinance to provide for a service charge in lieu of taxes for a housing project for low income persons and families to be financed with an Authority-aided Mortgage Loan or an advance or grant from the Authority pursuant to the provisions of the State Housing Development Authority Act of 1966 - Ordinance 686

An ordinance to provide for a serivce charge in lieu of taxes for a housing project for low income persons and families to be finacned with an Authority-aided Mortgage Loan or an advance or grant from the Authority pursuant to the provisions of the State Housing Development Authority Act 1966 - Ordinance 687

City Code and City Charter

The Marquette City Code is hosted on an external website (Municode) in order to provide a more efficient viewing experience. Ordinances awaiting codification will be listed above.