Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals is responsible for interpreting the Zoning Ordinance, and for reviewing and deciding requests for variances from the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance.

Materials related to requests for Board action, including any required fees, must be filed at Ferrysburg City Hall in advance of the Board meeting when a request is to be considered by the Board.

Filing requests which are not complete or which are not filed by the meeting deadline, as determined by the Zoning Administrator, will not be placed on the agenda of the respective Board meeting, nor will they be considered at the respective Board meeting.

Filing materials should be delivered to Ferrysburg City Hall, to the attention of Debbie Wierenga, City Clerk. Questions may be directed to Debbie Wierenga at 842-5803.

Meets 2nd Thursday of Month at 7:00 PM
Ferrysburg City Hall
17290 Roosevelt Road


March 8 – 7:00 PM
April 12 – 7:00 PM
May 10 – 7:00 PM
June 14 – 7:00 PM
July 12 – 7:00 PM
August 9 – 7:00 PM
September 13 – 7:00 PM
October 11 – 7:00 PM
November 8 – 7:00 PM
December 13 – 7:00 PM

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Filing deadlines are established as: Filing material at City Hall by 5 p.m. 21 calendar days prior to the board meetings

March 22
April 19
May 24
June 21
July 19
August 23
September 20
October 18
November 22

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Why Filing Deadlines?

Filing deadlines are established:

  • to comply with various Ordinance requirements;
  • to permit adequate time for staff to arrange the notice for publication as may be required;
  • to permit adequate time for staff to arrange the mailing of notices as may be required;
  • to permit adequate time for the Commission and staff to review the filed materials.
  • Members

    Richard Fox, Vice Chairman
    Term: 7/1/19

    Vance Meyer
    Term: 7/1/19

    Terry Grotemat, Chairperson
    Term: 7/1/18

    Brian Wisner
    Term: Planning Commission Rep

    Michael DeWitt

    Term: Council Representative

    Joe Lyons, Alternate
    Term: 7/1/19

    Vacancy, Alternate

    Term: 7/1/19

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