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.

Zoning Board of Appeals agendas will be posted the Monday before each Monday meeting. Minutes will be posted once approved by the board.


April 28  Special Meeting  Agenda    
April 14  Meeting Canceled      
March 10  Meeting Canceled       
February 10  Meeting Canceled       
January 13 Meeting Canceled      
December 9  Regular Meeting  Agenda     
November 11  Regular Meeting  Agenda Minutes   
October 14  Regular Meeting Agenda  Minutes  Video 
September 9  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
August 12  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
July 8  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
June 10  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
May 13  Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes  Video 
April 8  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
March          No Meeting  --  --  --
February 11  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
January 28  Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video