TOWNSHIP ACREAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR HORSES

 

TOWNSHIP PHONE NUMBER OF ACRES REOUIRED
Ann Arbor 734-633-3418 3 acres first 2 horses, 1 acre for each additional
horse
Augusta 734-461-6117 2 1/2 acre minimum; 2 acres per horse
Bridgewater 734-330-8105 5 acre minimum, 1 horse per additional acre. No req.
after 50 acres. Need special permit for 2-5 acres.
Dexter 734-426-3767 2½ acres for first 2 horses, 1¼ acre for each additional horse
Freedom 734-482-8585 10 acre minimum
Green Oak 810-231-1333 5 acres first 2 horses, 1 acre for each additional
horse
Hamburg 810-231-1000 2 acres for first 2 horses, 2 acres each additional
horse
Lima 734-475-2202 3 acres per horse
Lodi 734-665-7583 5 acres for first horse, 1 acre each additional horse
up to 30 acres. No requirements after 30 acres.
Lyndon 734-498-2328 2.0 – 5.0 acres = 2 horses
5.1 – 10.0 acres = 4 horses
10.1 – 20.0 acres = 8 horses
20.1 and over = no limit
Lyon 248-437-2240 2 acre minimum, 1 acre of open pasture per horse
Manchester 734-428-7090 2 acres for first 2 horses, 1 acre each additional
horse. No requirements after 10 acres.
Northfield 734-449-5000 5 acres for first 3 horses, 1 acre each additional
horse
Pittsfield 734-822-3130 2.5 acres for first horse, 10 acres to breed/board
Salem 248-349-1178 2 acres for first 2 horses, 1 acre each additional
horse
Saline 10 acre minimum
Scio 734-665-2123 5 acres for 2 horses (only in zones rc, al & er) 2.5
acres for 2 horses (all other zones)
Sharon 734-428-7591 10 acre minimum
Superior 734-482-6099 4 acres for first horse – call township they have a
complex formula
Sylvan 734-475-8890 2 acres for first 2 horses, 20,000 sq. fi. each
additional horse. Must be zoned agricultural.
Unadilla 734-498-2502 2 acres for first horse, 1 acre for each additional
horse
Webster 734-426-5103 5 acres minimum for 2 horses, 1 acre for each
additional horse must be zoned AG
York 734-439-8842 5 large animals are permitted on parcels that have a
minimum lot area of 5 acres
Ypsilanti 734-484-4700 4 acres for 1 horse, 1 acre for each additional horse
special conditional use approval required contact
township for specifics.

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