Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Information

  • Zone A - A permit shall be required for new construction and alterations to structures and objects exceeding airport elevation by 25 feet*.
  • Zone B - A permit shall be required for new construction and alterations to structures and objects exceeding airport elevation by 50 feet.
  • Zone C - A permit shall be required for new construction and alterations to structures and objects exceeding airport elevation by 100 feet.
  • Zone D - A permit shall be required for new construction and alterations to structures and objects exceeding ground elevation by 200 feet. Note that Zone D extends 20 miles from the Airport Reference Point (ARP) of DTW and 15 miles from the ARP of YIP within the counties of Washtenaw and Wayne.

**An airport zoning permit shall be required for land uses that underlay "Zone A" that require a rezoning request by the local zoning agency, a permit shall only be required by the airport zoning administrator for new objects that exceed 25 feet above airport elevation.  A permit shall also be required for any construction or alteration that requires notice to the FAA pursuant to Title XIV of the code of federal regulations, part 77.

Zoning Documents