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Photo by: Cali Montana, FOX 47 News, 2021 Mike Brady is walking around his camper. CHARLOTTE, Mich. — If you have a recreational vehicle and live in Eaton County, you or friends and family may soon be able to live in it on your property for up to four months a year. “If you have elderly parents that go to Florida for the winter and have a camper or if you have a camper, you can invite your mother and dad to live in your camper for up to four months,” said Jeremy Whittum, the chairman of the Eaton County board of Commissioners. If the revised ordinance were to pass, Whittum said, people’s wells and septic systems will need to be able to support any additional usage that may be needed. Residents would need to fill out a permit application through the Eaton County Economic Development office if someone will be living in the camper. The proposed ordinance would not impact Delta, Benton, Windsor, and Oneida townships since they’re charter townships and have their own zoning codes. Mike Brady lives in Eaton Township and, this past summer, received a violation because he had a friend staying in a camper on his property. Brady said if the ordinance passes it won’t only benefit him but others as well. “There’s a lot of people that come and visit and don’t have a place to stay. Or there’s some friends and families that need help for a short period of time. And […]