Heavy Industrial District in Huron Township, Michigan

This district is established to provide locations for the development of medium to heavy
industrial uses. Such uses primarily include those involved in manufacturing, assembly and
fabrication. It is intended that this District be located where adequate utilities and suitable road and rail access are available.

 Further information regarding the heavy industrial district:

(a) All permitted principal land uses in the I-1, Light Industrial District.
(b) Industrial park, subject to Section 6.26.
(c) Manufacturing, compounding, processing, packaging or treatment of the following
(1) Automobile and machine manufacturing and assembly, not including tires.
(2) Furniture and fixtures.
(3) Prefabricated buildings and structural members.
(4) Stone, clay and glass products including, but not limited to flat glass, pressed
or blown glass and glass-cut stone and stone products, and abrasive, asbestos
and miscellaneous non-metallic mineral products.
(d) Radio, television, telephone, transmitter towers.
(e) Self-storage facilities, subject to Section 6.46.
(f) Storage of commercial and recreational vehicles subject to Section 6.14.
(g) Vocational training facilities, subject to Section 6.13.
(h) Warehousing and materials distribution centers.
(i) Wholesale of goods and materials.
(j) Wireless Communication Facilities, subject
Permitted Principal Special Land Uses
The following special uses of land, building and structures are permitted, subject to the
provisions of Section 3.3, Special Land Uses:
(a) Airports, airstrips, helicopters and other vertical landing take off craft landing ports
and aircraft landing fields, subject to Section 6.5.
(b) Central dry cleaning plants or laundries provided that such plants shall not deal
directly with consumers at retail.
(c) Commercial outdoor storage, subject to Section 6.14.
(d) Construction and farm equipment sales, subject to Section 6.38.
(e) Container warehouse facilities, subject to Section 6.16.
(f) Incineration of any refuse, industrial, hazardous or other wastes when conducted
within an approved and enclosed incineration plant, subject to Section 6.27.
(g) Major vehicle repair shops and overhauling facilities, vehicle bump and paint shops
and the like.
(h) Manufacturing, compounding, processing, packaging or treatment of the following
(1) Aluminum, bronze, copper, copper-base alloy and nonferrous castings.
(2) Asphalt, concrete, construction or petroleum products defined as hazardous by
the State Fire Marshall.
(3) Chemical products including, but not limited to plastic materials, medicinal,
chemical, biological products, and pharmaceutical preparations.
(4) Electric or neon signs.
(5) Leather and leather products including, but not limited to industrial belting
and packing, footwear, gloves and mittens, luggage and handbags.
(6) Machinery including, but not limited to engines and turbines, farm machinery
and equipment, and industrial machinery and equipment.
(7) Transportation equipment including, but not limited to motor vehicle
equipment and parts, motorcycles, bicycles and parts.
(8) Wooden containers and pallets.
(i) Metal fabrication, plating, buffing and polishing and tool and die shops.
(j) Open storage of building materials, sand, gravel, stone, lumber, open storage or
construction contractor’s equipment and supplies, subject to Section 6.20.
(k) Processing of any mined or excavated material.
(l) Railroad yards and railroad terminal activities.
(m) Salvage yards, scrap waste and wholesaling, subject to Section 6.44.
(n) Slaughterhouses, subject to Section 6.48.
(o) Sludge processing and similar resource recovery operations, subject to Section 6.49.
(p) Tennis houses, ice arenas, soccer complexes and other similar uses involving large
structures of the type which can be easily converted to industrial usage.
(q) Trucking and transit terminals.
(r) Uses similar to the above permitted principal special land uses.

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