Michigan Agricultural Tourism Local Zoning Guidebook and Model Zoning Ordinance Provisions


By: Michigan Agricultural Tourism Advisory Commission

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This guide was developed by the Michigan Agricultural Tourism Advisory Commission, created by the state to study the impact of local zoning on agricultural tourism businesses. The guidebook explains the importance of zoning that allows for agricultural tourism. It defines the term and lists the benefits of these uses. The guide lists and describes a number of different agricultural tourism business types. It offers model zoning ordinance provisions to help local governments address agricultural tourism by incorporating some or all of the recommended language within an existing zoning code.