Garfield Township Eyes Housing, Development Goals
By Beth Milligan | March 30, 2023
Improving the east side of Garfield Township, expanding water and sewer infrastructure to support development, and diversifying housing options – including promoting more single-family starter homes and exploring density tools like duplexes and accessory dwelling units – are emerging as priorities in Garfield Township’s master plan rewrite. Township planning commissioners recently discussed housing recommendations for the plan, as well as opportunities to collaborate on development along shared corridors with neighbors like the City of Traverse City and Long Lake and Elmwood townships.
As with most northern Michigan communities, housing is a key focus as Garfield Township updates its master plan, a document that will guide long-term township planning. While the ...Read More >>
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