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.

An ordinance amend Marqeutte City Code Chapter 5 - Ordinance 682

An ordinance to amend Chapter 48 of the Code of the City of Marquette by amending sections 48-118.1 and 48-118.2 to change the water rate for the water utility - Ordinance 683

An ordinance to amend Chapter 48 of the Code of the City of Marquette by amending sections 48-120-1.a and 48-120.1.b to change the wastewater rates for the wastewater utility - Ordinance 684

An ordinance to amend Chapter 48 of the Code of the City of Marquette by amending sections 48-188 and 48-189 to change the stormwater rates for the stormwater utility - Ordinance 685

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

An ordiance to amend, repeal, and adopt several articles of Marquette City Code Chapter 54 - Ordinance 688 

An ordinance to amend Chapter 48 of the Code of the City of Marquette by repealing Article III - Sewers and adoping a new Article III - Sewer Use and Pretreatment - Ordinance 689

An ordinance to repeal Chapter 22 of the Code of the City of Marquette - Enviornment, Article III - Smoking and adopt a new Chapter 22 - Enviornment, Article III - Smoking - Ordinance 690

An ordinance to amend Marquette City Code Chapter 48 - Utilities by repealing Article IV - Water and Sewage Rates and adopting a new Article IV - Water and Sewage Rates - Ordinance 691

An ordinance to amend Marquette City Code Chapter 48 - Utilities by repealing Article VI - Stormwater Utility and adopting a new Article VI - Starmwater Utility - Ordinance 692

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.

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.