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 2022 Meeting Schedule and 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


  • Dan Sorek, Chair

    Term Expires: June 30, 2025

  • David Baur, Vice Chair 

    Term Expires: June 30, 2024

  • John Bedard

    Term Expires: June 30, 2024

  • Bradley Fuzak

    Term Expires: June 30, 2025

  • Matthew Davis

    Term Expires: June 30, 2025

  • Devin Shea

    Term Expires: June 30, 2023

  • Mark Vysoky, Alternate

    Term Expires: June 30, 2022

  • Vacant, Alternate

    Term Expires: June 30, 2023

  • 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