Planning Commission

A seven member panel nominated for appointment by the Township Supervisor and approved by the Township Board for 3 year terms, with the option of reappointment at the end of their terms. The responsibilities of the Planning Commission include the creation, proposal and maintenance of a master plan for the Township, proposing amendments to the Zoning Ordinance, recommending requests for changes in zoning and granting approval for special use permits. 

Meetings are held the 1st Monday of each month. Applications requiring review by the Planning Commission must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to the meeting at which you desire it to be considered. Any materials submitted after these published deadlines will be delayed to the next available meeting. It is a professional courtesy to give the commissioners and to the public adequate time to review all information. Meeting/Submittal dates are listed below.  


Jason Vander Kodde, Chairman   Lynette Peters, Secretary Jeff Meyer, Board Representative Shane Herrema, Commissioner
 Mark Leathead, Vice Chairman   Brett Huizenga, Commissioner Brian Tacoma, Commissioner      


Planning Commission
Meeting Dates and Submittal Dates
  Month   Meeting Dates   Application Submittal Deadline    

Tuesday, April 11, 2023


Wednesday, March 22, 2023      
  May   Monday, May 8, 2023  

Thursday, April 13, 2023




Monday, June 5, 2023


Thursday, May 11, 2023






Tuesday, July 11, 2023


Wednesday, June 21, 2023





Monday, August 7, 2023


Thursday, July 13, 2023





Wednesday, September 6, 2023


Thursday, August 17, 2023





Monday, October 2, 2023


Thursday, September 7, 2023





Monday, November 6, 2023


Thursday, October 12, 2023





Monday, December 4, 2023


Thursday, November 9, 2023




Wednesday, January 3, 2024


Thursday, December 14, 2023






Monday, February 5, 2024


Thursday, January 11, 2024





Monday, March 4, 2024


Thursday, February 8, 2024