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Zoning Administrator


Mitchel Hoppes


Phone:   616-755-6282



Address:  PO BOX 453  Portland MI 48875



Zoning  Administrator

Directs or participates in studies regarding development in Township; prepares reports and makes recommendations to the Planning Commission, ZBA and, to the Township Board. 

Reviews site plans and consults with developers and appropriate reviewing agencies to ensure quality and compliance with policies, regulations, ordinances and modern planning standards.

Receives and processes zoning application, variance requests, land division requests and development plans; prepares case files and publication notices to property owners as necessary; makes recommendations to Planning Commission, ZBA, and Township Board based on professional planning principles and the comments of the other reviewing agencies.


Recommends and prepares requested or needed resolutions for amending ordinances as may be deemed necessary.

Counsels and advises Planning Commission, Board of Appeals, Township Board of Trustees, developers, property owners, Realtors, and others in various planning and zoning matters; represents Township regarding legal action involving zoning ordinance violations.

Prepares special reports and studies as requested by the, Township Board or Planning Commission.


For the zoning ordinance, zoning map and application forms go to the "Information" page.





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