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Mancelona Area Master Plans

Mancelona Area Master Plan
The Village of Mancelona and Mancelona Township have developed a joint Master Plan. 

Mancelona Area Master Plan - FINAL (PDF)
 

Village of Mancelona Master Plan
The Village of Mancelona has also developed its own Master Plan. The final plan will be available through the Village in 2019.

Village of Mancelona Master Plan - FINAL (PDF)
 

Mancelona Area Recreation Plan
The Village of Mancelona and Mancelona Township have developed a joint Recreation Plan. 

Mancelona Area Recreation Plan - FINAL (PDF)

Recreation Plan Appendices (PDF)


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Documents from Master Plan Development:

Mancelona Area Master Plan Survey
As part of developing a new Master Plan for the Village of Mancelona and Mancelona Township, the Mancelona Area Planning Commission developed and released an online survey designed to help create a shared vision of what Mancelona could become in the future, and to identify priority actions for the community.

The questionnaire was distributed over email and the Internet in November, 2017. Two hundred forty-three (243) responses were received. An additional opportunity to respond to six select questions from the survey was provided at the Mancelona Public Schools Parent Teacher Conferences on November 9, 2017.

Mancelona Area Master Plan Survey Results Summary and Report (PDF)
 

Mancelona Area Master Plan Community Forum and Focus Group Results Summary and Report

As part of developing a new Master Plan for the Village of Mancelona and Mancelona Township, the Mancelona Area Planning Commission conducted two community forums and one focus group discussion to help create a shared vision of what Mancelona could become in the future, and to identify priority actions for the community. This report provides a summary of the comments made at these events.

Community Forum and Focus Group Results Summary and Report (PDF)
 

Drafts:

The Village of Mancelona Planning Commission drafted the following Village of Mancelona Master Plan (dated November 7, 2018):  Village of Mancelona Master Plan DRAFT (PDF)

The Mancelona Area Planning Commission drafted the following Mancelona Area Master Plan (dated August 27, 2018):  Mancelona Area Master Plan DRAFT (PDF)
 

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Susan Odom, Chair, Suttons Bay Township Planning Commission