Community Development

 
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7900 S Westnedge Avenue
Portage, MI 49002

269-329-4477

269-324-0537

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269-329-4477

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Peterson, Kelly Director of Development Services (269) 329-4480  
Dekker, Melissa Administrative Assistant (Part-time) (269) 329-4477  
Stephens, Tamara Administrative Assistant (269) 329-4477  

Building Services 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Novak, Terry Deputy Director Building and Housing Services (269) 329-4467  
DeCamp, Dan Permit Clerk/Storm Water Management (269) 329-4466  
Hanosh, Craig Building Inspector (269) 329-4478  
Searles, Ronald Electrical Inspector (269) 329-4469  
VanderVeen, Brady Senior Building Inspector (269) 324-9281  
Vacant, Vacant Mechanical Inspector   (269) 329-4466  
Jensen, Gary Plumbing Inspector (269) 329-4470  

Housing and Neighborhood Services 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Forth, Chris Dep. Dir. of Planning, Development & Neighbor Services (269) 329-4474  
Perry, Tina Neighborhood & Housing Specialist (269) 324-9280  

Zoning 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Boshaw, Chris Code Enforcement Officer (269) 329-4473  
Mais, Jeff Zoning & Codes Administrator (269) 329-4476  

Mapping 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Klemm, Karl G.I.S Specialist (269) 329-4429  
Harrington, Daniel City Planner/GIS (269) 329-4479  

Planning 

Portage, MI 49002

Portage, MI 49002


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Forth, Chris Dep. Dir. of Planning, Development & Neighbor Services (269) 329-4474  
Feldt, Eric City Planner/Project Manager (269) 329-4471  
Lovely, John Development Review Administrator (269) 329-4510  
Zhao, Biqi Senior City Planner (269) 329-4475