||"Money Magazine" named Saline among the "Top 100 Best Places to Live, Work and Play" in the U.S. In 2013, "Bloomberg BusinessWeek" named Saline "The Best Place to Raise Kids" in the State of Michigan. Saline Public Schools rate among the top 100 in America.
Saline is just a short drive from the world-class academic, cultural, and sports attractions of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan. Downtown Detroit is only an hour away.
Roughly 250,000 working-age people live within a 20-minute commute to the City, and more than 1.5 million live within a 45-minute commute. This includes excellent concentrations of both skilled and unskilled workers; and an unparalleled selection of experienced managers, as well as management trainees from several area universities, colleges, and vocational training schools.
More than anything else, the character of Saline-area workers is an extension of the community's agricultural roots, whose heritage puts a premium on traditional values, hard work, self-reliance, independence, and an enduring pride in one's community, family and job.
Saline offers the highest quality in community amenities including top-notch hospitals, schools, and recreation facilities. It is part of the Ann Arbor metropolitan area which is consistently rated as one of the top ten areas for quality of life each year.
||I-1, limited industrial. The I-1 district is intended for limited assembly and manufacturing industrial operations and facilities. The district is designed to help insure compatibility with non-industrial neighboring lots. This district is intended to permit only those uses which emit a minimum of noise, vibration, smoke, dust and dirt, gases or offensive odors, glare, and radiation. The I-1 district is so structured as to permit, along with any specific uses, the manufacturing, compounding, processing, packaging, assembly and/or treatment of finished or semi-finished products from previously prepared material. It is further intended that the processing of raw material for shipment in bulk form, to be used in an industrial operation at another location, is not permitted. Outdoor storage is permitted if screened from public view.
Manufacturing, processing, packaging or assembling of the following:
Communication, transmission and reception equipment such as coils, tubes, semi-conductors, navigation control equipment and systems guidance equipment.
Data processing equipment and systems.
Optical and photographic devices, equipment and systems.
Scientific and mechanical instruments such as calipers and transits.
Electrical machinery, equipment and supplies, electronic equipment, components and accessories.
Office, computing and accounting machines.
Research and design centers where said centers are intended for the development of pilot or experimental products, together with related office buildings for such research facilities where said offices are designed to accommodate executive, administrative, professional, accounting, engineering, architectural, and support personnel.
Data processing and computer centers including the servicing and maintenance of electronic data processing equipment.
Office buildings occupied by attorneys, physicians, dentists, chiropractors, accountants, engineers, architects, or other similar profession.
Office buildings occupied by one or more than one of the following professional or business services: insurance, real estate, secretarial, manufacturer or sales representatives, or financial management and tax preparation.
Publicly owned buildings, public utility transformer stations and substations, telephone exchanges, and public utility offices.
Printing, publishing and related activities.
Office and warehouse of skilled trade contractors such as electrical, heating and plumbing contractors and service contractors such as cleaning services and home maintenance and repair, subject to the requirements set forth in section 6.07