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  • APPLICATION FOR BOARD OF COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1

    Cheboygan County is accepting applications from residents of Beaugrand, Burt, Hebron, Munro, Mackinaw and Part of City of Cheboygan.  

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  • Application for Friend of the Court Clerk II

    Cheboygan County is accepting resumes for the position of Clerk II in the Friend of the Court Office.

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  • REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

    Cheboygan County is accepting Requests for Proposals for architectural and engineering services to provide the County with construction document development, Army Corps-DEQ Permit applications, project bidding and construction contract administration for architect and engineering services associated with the Replacement of fuel tanks and fuel dock at the Cheboygan County Marina located at 1080 North Huron St. Cheboygan, MI 49721.  For a copy of the request packet, please click read more..

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  • REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

     

    Cheboygan County is accepting Requests for Proposals for architectural services to provide the County with construction document development, project bidding and construction contract administration for architect and engineering services associated with the expansion to the Cheboygan County Jail located at 870 South Main St., Cheboygan, MI 49721.  For a copy of the request packet, please click read more..

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  • Home page headline image Boat Shelter Survey

    Current zoning regulations do not allow construction of structures within forty (40) feet of the highwater mark of a river or a lake. This includes boathouses. A boathouse established before this zoning regulation was put into effect can be maintained but cannot be altered or rebuilt if torn down.

    The Planning Commission is considering a recommendation to amend the zoning ordinance to allow boat shelters (roof but no sides, such as the image above) over boat wells on the Cheboygan River, Indian River and Lower Black River and any canal connected to them.

    Your completion of the Boat Shelter Survey would provide valuable information to the Planning Commission in their consideration of this issue.

    This survey has only four (4) questions and should take only a couple minutes to complete. The survey will be open for responses until June 30, 2017. The Planning Commission is very appreciative of your time and your input.

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  • HELP WANTED

    Cheboygan County is hiring general laborers for the Cheboygan County Fair Grounds. Applications may be picked up at the Cheboygan County Administration Office, Rm 135, Monday-Friday or at www.cheboygancounty.net.   Positions open until filled.  Cheboygan County is an EOE/Service Provider 

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  • THE CHEBOYGAN COUNTY LAND AUCTION BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE.

    THE CHEBOYGAN COUNTY LAND AUCTION BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE.

    PICK-UP AT OUR OFFICE - $10.00

    MAILED TO YOU - $12.00

    INFORMATION IS ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE AT

    https://tax-sale.info/

    AUCTION DATE: AUGUST 19, 2017

    CONTACT 231-627-8821 WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

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  • Request For Quotes Parking Lot Sealcoating

    Cheboygan County is accepting Quotes to Sealcoat the Wolverine Senior Center parking lot.  For a copy of the request packet please click read more..

     

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  • Seasonal Marina Slips Available

    Cheboygan County Marina- Slips available for the 2017 Boating Season.  Please call 231-627-8855 for more information

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  • Home page headline image 2017 Adopted Budget

    The Board of Commissioners adopted the Cheboygan County 2017 Annual Budget at the December 13th, 2017 Commission Meetng. To access the complete budget document please click the following link.

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  • Home page headline image County of Cheboygan Annual Financial Report

    To view the County of Cheboygan Annual Financial Report for 2016.

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  • Cheboygan County Election Results

    Click Here for Election Results

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  • Home page headline image Financial Transparency- County Incentive Program Documentation

    Cheboygan County receives a portion of its revenue from the State of Michigan to provide services to the public through the State of Michigan’s County Incentive Program.  The following link provides information concerning Cheboygan County’s financial documents as required by the program.

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  • Home page headline image Introducing: Up North Trails

    A true trails destination….over 5,300 miles of trails await you in Northern Michigan! Whether you are a hiker, bicyclist, skier, horseback rider, ORVer, or snowmobiler, thousands of miles of trails await discovery Up North. Our vast network of trails is just a click away. Discover trails that suit your needs, read about the trail systems, view photos, and click on trail segments to find out even more. Don’t forget to light up Points of Interest and Nearby Trails to discover amazing things to see and do around your chosen trail!

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We hope you enjoy our new website and the variety of new features it offers. Finding information you need has never been easier thanks to our innovative new layout and design. In coming months, we will expand and enable more access to information about county departments, programs, functions and services.

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Cheboygan County, “Michigan’s Shoreline County” Containing miles of beautiful shores along the Straits of Mackinac, Lake Huron; The Inland Waterway, Burt Lake, Mullet Lake, Black Lake, Douglas Lake and dozens of additional inland lakes.  Cheboygan County is a great place to live and work, containing  some of Michigan’s most visited tourist destinations and recreational assets as well as home to  agricultural, health care, paper products, marine contracting, steel fabrication and hundreds of additional small businesses available to serve you.

History

Cheboygan County was organized in 1853 with the first Courthouse being located at Duncan City, comprised of two townships. In 1860, the Board of Supervisors, then eight members, moved the County seat to Inverness Township. In 1868, the new Courthouse was constructed;  the building still stands and is known as the Fifth Ward Hose House. In 1894, a new Courthouse was built at a cost of $30,000 located at the corner of Main and Court Streets. This building was razed in 1970. The present County Building was erected in 1968 at a cost of $985,000.  In January 1980, the north-end addition to the County Building with 17,300 square feet was ready for occupancy. This addition housed the Cheboygan County Family Independence Agency until the fall of 1997. During 1998 this space was converted into a Phase I expansion for the County Jail, creating a 34-bed dormitory style lockup; four holding cells and administrative offices for all departments under the County Sheriff. During early 1999, the former County Jail was converted into additional jail cells for female inmates which was Phase II in the process.

In 1983, Cheboygan County was apportioned into eleven Commissioner Districts, having been reduced from fifteen in the 1980 reapportionment process. Cheboygan County currently consists of seven Commissioner Districts, having been reduced from eleven to nine in the 1990 reapportionment process and from nine in the 2000 reapportionment process. The County has nineteen Townships, two Villages, Mackinaw and Wolverine, and the City of Cheboygan.