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Village grants permission for campground build


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ONTONAGON - The Ontonagon Village Council acting as the Zoning Board of Appeals Monday held a public meeting and later approved a small campground to be located on the Ontonagon River.

Keith Penagor, Ontonagon, proposed a three site campground for Tiny Houses, RV's and tents on his property which has 219 feet of frontage on the Ontonagon River. His lot is 1.4 acres but the zoning regulation allows campgrounds as a conditional use and requires a minimum lot size of 10 acres.

The proposed site has potential flooding issues so permanent construction is prohibiti...