Board of Appeals


The Board of Appeals is the only body empowered to grant variances from code or ordinance requirements. The Board of Appeals consists of four different subsections:

  • Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
  • Construction Board of Appeals
  • Housing Board of Appeals
  • Zoning Board of Appeals

All applications are due 21 days before the meeting date. View the 2023 Meeting Schedule. The schedule includes both meeting dates and deadlines. 

There is a $75 - $200 application fee for each property. 

Regular Meetings

  • 6 p.m.
  • 4th Thursday of every month (except November and December)
  • Council Chambers
    270 S River Avenue
    Holland, MI 49423

Please call Community and Neighborhood Services at 616-355-1330 to confirm meeting dates.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Bradley Fuzak, Chair

    Term Expires: June 30, 2025

  • David Baur, Vice Chair 

    Term Expires: June 30, 2024

  • John Bedard

    Term Expires: June 30, 2024

  • Dan Sorek

    Term Expires: June 30, 2025

  • Matthew Davis

    Term Expires: June 30, 2025

  • Devin Shea

    Term Expires: June 30, 2026

  • Fred Van Antwerp, Alternate

    Term Expires: June 30, 2026

  • Vacant, Alternate

    Term Expires:

  • Nicki Arendshorst, Council Liaison

Staff Support

  • Vince Duckworth, City Attorney
  • Dan Theile, Building Inspector and Zoning Administrator
  • Tricia Dreier, Assistant Director Community and Neighborhood Services
  • Mallory Huizenga, Department Assistant 
  • Sarah Martinez, Housing Inspector, Alternate