Planning Commission

Due to COVID-19, the next regular Planning Commission Meeting will be held remotely via Zoom on Tuesday, May 12. Additional information coming soon!

Any questions you have about the Planning Commission (i.e. applying, status of current applications, etc.) during this time, please reach out to the Community & Neighborhood Services Department at or by calling 616-355-1330. 


The Planning Commission advises city officials in matters of planning and development of the community, prepares plans and makes recommendations for land-use and the environment. Members of the Planning Commission serve a three year term.

Applications deadlines are 21 days prior to the meeting date. Please check the main calendar for meeting dates as the Commission may from time to time vote to postpone, reschedule, or cancel a meeting. Any postponement, rescheduling, or cancellation of a meeting shall be duly noticed per applicable State and local requirements for open public meetings.

Study Sessions

  • 4 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Council Chambers
    270 South River Avenue
    Holland, MI 49423

Regular Meetings

  • 5 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Council Chambers
    270 South River Avenue
    Holland, MI 49423

Agendas & Minutes

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


  • Brooke Anderson, Chair
    Term Expires: June 30, 2022
  • Fred Van Antwerp, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: June 30, 2021
  • Luis Lozano
    Term Expires: June 30, 2022
  • Dave De Block
    Term Expires: May 31, 2020

  • Andrew Blunt
    Term Expires: June 30, 2020
  • Jennifer Owens
    Term Expires: June 30, 2023
  • Nathan Bocks, Mayor
  • Lyn Raymond, Council Member, Annual Appointment
  • Andy Kenyon, City Staff Representative, Annual Appointment 

Support Staff

  • Jenna Elswick, Senior City Planner
  • Mark Vanderploeg, Community & Neighborhood Services Director
  • Mallory Huizenga, Department Assistant