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Portland Township, Ionia County, Michigan

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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.

Zoning Administrator


Jeanne Vandersloot

phone   616.897.4242




Parcel Zoning Information

For zoning information on parcels please call with the parcel number and propery address.


Zoning Ordinance

Click the link below to downlaod and view the Portland Township Zoning Ordinance


 Portland Township Zoning Ordinance


 Zoning Fee and Escrow information


 Zoning Map

The Portland Township Zoning map is available as a pdf document


Portland Township Zoning Map