December 10, 2019

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Planning & Zoning

What is the ZBA? How do I apply for a variance?

The ZBA hears variance requests when a request has been denied by the Planning & Zoning Administrator or Building Official. This board of 5 regular members, plus 2 alternate members, is made up of local volunteers with various backgrounds.    Please call the Planning & Zoning Department at: (269) 781-5183 or send email to: if further information is needed.



Informational Article about the Zoning Board of Appeals and the State and Federal Regulations that bind them

Zoning Board of Appeals Rules of Procedures

A variance is a request for exceptions from the Zoning Ordinance.

Click here to download a Variance Application.


The ZBA meets on the third thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers.   Due to statutory noticing requirements, deadlines for submissions are strictly adhered to:


 Click here to see ZBA submission deadlines for 2019

Recent Minutes

May 19, 2016 Regular Meeting

April 21, 2016 Cancelled

March 17, 2016 Cancelled

February 18, 2016 Regular Meeting

January 21, 2016 Regular Meeting

December 17, 2015 Regular Meeting

November 19, 2015 Cancelled

October 15, 2015 Cancelled

September 17, 2015 Regular Meeting

August 20, 2015 Regular Meeting

July 16, 2015 Regular Meeting

June 18, 2015 Cancelled

May 21, 2015 Cancelled

April 16, 2015 Regular Meeting

March 19, 2015 Cancelled

February 19, 2015 Cancelled

January 22, 2015 Cancelled



posted 02-15-2019 [Planning & Zoning]