Board of Appeals

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The Board of Appeals  is the only body empowered to grant variances from code or ordinance requirements. The board meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of the month, except for November and December at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers, City Hall.  Please call the Zoning Department, Community & Neighborhood Services at  616.355.1330 to confirm meeting.


The Board of Appeals consists of 4 different subsections:

  • Housing Board of Appeals

  • Zoning Board of Appeals

  • Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities

  • Construction Board of Appeals

All applications are available below.

All applications are due 17 days before the meeting date.
NOTE:  Conditional Use Applications are due 30 days before meeting date.

Date of Meeting                                                          Deadline for Application

January 28                                                                         January 11

February 25                                                                       February 8

March 24                                                                             March 7

April 28                                                                                April 11

May 26                                                                                 May 9

June 23                                                                               June 6

July 28                                                                                 July 11

August 25                                                                           August 8

September 22                                                                  September 5

October 27                                                                        October 10

Exception:  November – NONE                                 No Meeting

Exception:  December 1 (1st Thursday)                November 14

There is a $50 - $100 application fee for each property.