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Ordinances

Several state and local laws, regulations and ordinances are important for protecting the water quality and safety of Crystal Lake.

Here are some of the major ones:

BENZIE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REGULATIONS FOR SEWAGE DISPOSAL

CLICK HERE

BOAT WASHING ORDINANCES

The three townships surrounding Crystal Lake and the Village of Beulah have adopted regulations requiring that watercraft be washed before launching if they have recently been operated in other bodies of water. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Beulah Village Ordinance

Benzonia Township Ordinance

Lake Township Ordinance

MICHIGAN BOATING LAW ON AQUATIC PLANTS

A 2019 amendment to the Michigan Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act 451 of 1994 requires the removal of aquatic plants attached to watercraft that enter state waters. CLICK HERE

CRYSTAL LAKE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE

ARTICLE XXII Environmental Provisions

PUBLIC ROAD ENDS TERMINATING AT AN INLAND LAKE

Click here for Michigan State Law

MICHIGAN FERTILIZER LAW

Click here for 1994 PA 451, Part 85


CRYSTAL LAKE WATERSHED OVERLAY DISTRICT

For more information CLICK HERE