Zoning Board of Appeals

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

City Staff Liaison:  Jeff Mais (269) 329-4477

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 to 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 187 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.

April 10  Regular Meeting Agenda    
March 13  Regular Meeting Agenda    
January 9 Regular Meeting Cancelled  -- --
December 12  Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes  
November 14  Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes  
October 10  Regular Meeting Agenda  Minutes  
September 12  Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes   
August 8  Regular Meeting Agenda  Minutes  Video 
July 25  Special Meeting Agenda  Minutes
July 11  Regular Meeting Agenda  Minutes   
June 13 Regular Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  Video 
May 9  Regular Meeting Agenda Minutes   
April 11  Regular Meeting Agenda

Minutes  Video part 1

Video part 2 
March 28  Special Meeting  Agenda  Minutes  -----
February 8 Regular Meeting  Agenda Minutes  Video