Friday, October 19, 2018
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Planning

Staff: 

John D. Said
Community Development Director

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(616) 395-0151

Corey Broersma
Assistant Community Development Director
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Important Links:

Comprehensive Land Use Master Plan

Ordinances and Postings

Planning Commission Schedule/Deadlines

Community Development Application Fee Schedule

Planning Commission Rules of Procedure and Bylaws

Township Maps

The Planning Department ensures that the long range land use planning for the Township follows the defined goals of the community through review of all development activity. They are also responsible for maintaining the comprehensive land use map. The Planning Department also provides professional administrative staff to the Planning Commission with duties including preparation of agendas, public notification and processing of all rezoning and special use requests.

The Planning Department is located in the Township administration office, 353 N. 120th Avenue, Holland Michigan.

The following are the most common requests to the Planning Commission:

Planned Unit Development (PUD)- a request for generally larger developments that require some flexibility from the Zoning Provisions to achieve higher densities, more green space, or unique road configurations.

Rezoning - a request to change a property from one zoning district to another zoning district.

Site Plan Review - a request to have a site plan reviewed by the Zoning Administrator and/or the Planning Commission.

Planning Commission - Application for Site Plan Approval
Planning Commission - Site Plan Checklist

Special Use - a request to use a property for one of the things listed as a "special use" in the Zoning Ordinance.

Planning Commission - Application for Special Use Approval

Zoning Text Amendment - a request to have the Planning Commison consider an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance Act.

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