This Ordinance is based upon the Bridgeton Township Master Plan and provides for the establishment of zoning districts and district uses, standards, and regulations designed to promote the public health, safety and general welfare; to encourage the use of land in accordance with its character and adaptability and limit the improper use of land; to conserve natural resources and energy, to meet the needs of the State’s citizens for food, fiber and other natural resources, places of residence, recreation, agriculture, industry, trade, service and other uses of land; to insure that uses of land shall be situated in appropriate locations and relationships; to avoid the overcrowding of population; to provide adequate light and air; to lessen congestion on the public roads and streets; to reduce hazards to life and property; to facilitate the adequate provision of a system of transportation, sewage disposal, safe and adequate water supply, education, recreation and other public requirements; and to conserve the expenditure of funds for public improvements and services so as to obtain the most advantageous uses of land, resources and properties.

Bridgeton ordinances contain various regulations. A zoning approval is needed BEFORE for any building, property changes, building a fence, property clearings, and large excavations.

*All Bridgeton Township ordinances are located at County Clerk’s Office, Fremont or Grant Libraries, & below.

Contact the Bridgeton Township Zoning Administrator, Bryan Kolk: 616-780-5751