the “small town” feel through maintaining and/or creating walk-able, pedestrian oriented central business districts in Gaylord, Vanderbilt, and the other villages (with parking behind the buildings); moreover, downtown development and re-development in Gaylord should be consistent with the Alpine theme.
in Otsego County needs to adhere to design
guidelines, as determined by county residents (year-round and seasonal), in order to ensure residents
get the type of development they
desire.Establish design guidelines to preserve the historical northern Michigan character of Otsego County and protect open space,
forests, lakes, and streams.