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

The following ordinances have been adopted by the Marquette City Commission but have not yet been included in the official copy of the Marquette City Code. At present, any action to amend the City's Zoning Ordinance is immediately incorporated into the City's Zoning Ordinance documents (listed at left). As such, those items are not included in the list below.

An ordinance to amend the City of Marquette Zoning Ordinance (City Code Ch. 80), regarding requirements for short-term rental properties - Ordinance 668.

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 adopt the City of Marquette Land Development Code, and to repeal several sections of City Code, relating to zoning - Ordinance 676.


The full Land Development Code can be viewed here.

An ordinance to create regulations relative to Building Demolition - Ordinance 678.

An ordinance regulating traffic in City parks - Ordinance 680.

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.

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.

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.