An Ordinance enacted pursuant to MCL 259.431 et seq, "The Airport Zoning Act," for the purpose of establishing airport zoning regulations restricting the height of structures and objects of natural growth, and otherwise regulating the use of land in the vicinity of the Sawyer International Airport;

  • providing for the allowance of variances from such regulations;
  • designating the Administrative Agency charged with the administration and enforcement of such regulations; 
  • establishing an Airport Zoning Board of Appeals; 
  • providing for enforcement, and imposing penalties for violation, of this Ordinance, all thereby promoting the health, safety and general welfare of the inhabitants of the County of Marquette by preventing the establishment and maintenance of Airport Hazards. 

Sawyer International Airport Zoning Ordinance

Protection Zones

10-mile Radius Height Restrictions Map