Zoning Board of Appeals

Meeting Schedule:  2nd Monday at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall

City Staff Liaison:  Jeff Mais (269) 329-4476

The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is authorized by Michigan statute and helps ensure that the objectives of the Zoning Ordinance are met, public safety secured, and substantial justice is done. There are seven members and two alternate members on the ZBA.  All meetings are open to the public and public notices are completed prior to a public hearing.  The powers and jurisdiction of the ZBA are specified in the City of Portage Zoning Ordinance (Section 42-620-42-623) and include the granting of variances, interpretations, temporary uses and other appeals as authorized in the ordinance.

Meetings are broadcast live on cable television by Public Media Network on Charter channel 190 and AT&T U-Verse channel 99. Zoning Board of Appeals agendas will be posted the Monday before each Monday meeting. Minutes will be posted once approved by the board.


July 13  Regular Meeting Agenda     
June 8  Regular Meeting Agenda   Video 
May 11 Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes  Video 
April 13 Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  
March 9  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes Video 
February 9  Meeting Canceled   -- -- --
January 12  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
December 8  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes Video 
November 10  Regular Meeting  Agenda Minutes  Video 
October 13  Regular Meeting Agenda  Minutes  Video 
September 8  Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes Video 
August 11  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes   
July  Meeting Canceled -- -- -- 
June 9  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
May 12  Meeting Canceled -- -- --
April 28  Special Meeting  Agenda Minutes   
April 14  Meeting Canceled -- -- --
March 10  Meeting Canceled  -- -- --
February 10  Meeting Canceled  -- -- --
January 13 Meeting Canceled -- -- --