Planning & Zoning

The purpose of the Township Planning Commission and the Township Zoning Administrator is to help regulate and control the development and use of property within the township and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents.  

Report Blight

The Zoning Administrator, Calvin McShane, is available by email at or by request at the Township Office (906) 494-2381.

Applications & Forms
Zoning Maps

Master Plan Survey Results
Master Plan

1970 Master Plan

Recreation Plan 2021-2025

Planning Commission Members
Chairman: Larry Shaffer
Secretary: Chris Lundquist
Township Board Representative: Lou Lundquist
Phil Bontrager
Jenny Irvine
Walt Mixon
Rod Lowe

Planning Commission Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Zoning Board of Appeals Members
Ed Marx
Mark Steinke

Burt Township, PO Box 430, Grand Marais, MI 49839
t: (906) 494-2381 | f: (906) 494-2627