Solar Panels at Western Michigan University - file photo

Cooper Township has approved new zoning rules for solar farms and regular farms. 

South Haven City Council Approves Moratorium on New, Large Houses

Nov 17, 2015

The South Haven City Council has approved a six-month moratorium on new large homes in the city. 

"SOUTH HAVEN - Mayor Bob Burr said he wants to see sweeping zoning changes for short-term vacation rentals put in place by Dec. 31. But it's just not going to happen. A more realistic goal would be late spring, according to those who are starting to study the issue." (St. Joseph Benton Harbor Herald-Palladium)

"STOCKBRIDGE TWP. — In a field that produced corn and wheat for generations, the industrial complex Enbridge calls Stockbridge Station is delivering a blend of oil wealth and woe to residents of Ingham County. Last year, Enbridge began erecting five massive steel tanks with the capacity to handle about 70 million gallons of the crude oil that is delivered continuously by pipeline 6B at a rate of 21 million gallons per day." (Lansing State Journal)

Rentals have grown in Holland over the last decade