Zoning Board of Appeals

Meetings

The Zoning Board of Appeals does not have regularly scheduled meetings, rather, they meet on an as needed basis.

Notice

The Gratiot County Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at 4 p.m. in the Commissioner's Room located on Level 1 of the Gratiot County Courthouse, 214 E. Center St., Ithaca, MI 48847. John Pavlik ahs submitted a use variance request involving a portion of Section 23, Lafayette Township. Please contact Diandra Huggins at 9890875-5201 for further information.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Mike Brown
  • Marc Raycraft
  • Mares Vanderploeg
  • Yvette Clark
  • Maureen Murphy

About the Board

Required by the Gratiot County Zoning Ordinance. The Board consists of 7 members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, each serving three -year terms. The Zoning Board of Appeals is an independent body charged with handling all questions that arise in the administration of the Zoning Ordinance. In general, the zoning Board of Appeals may:

  • Grant requests for variances
  • Decide appeals of administrative orders or enforcement decisions
  • Interpret zoning district boundaries when they are unclear
  • Clarify language of the ordinance or decide when it applies in a given circumstance
  • Decide appeals from the designation of non-conforming uses or structures

For further information, please contact the Permits Office or see the Permits Office Fee Schedule (PDF) for a schedule of fees related to this Board.