Jennifer Howland, Village's Contractual Planner

Contractual Planner

Jennifer Howland
(616) 842-1393
Wednesdays: 1:00pm-5:00pm

A Collaborative Effort with the City of Grand Haven

Maryann Fonkert

Planning & Zoning Assistance

Maryann Fonkert
(616) 842-1393

The Planning aspect provides information and advisory services regarding growth and development; and responds to public inquiries regarding zoning, land use, and development standards. The department also processes current and long-range development applications in accordance with the City’s Master Plan and zoning regulations.

The Planning Commission reviews site plans, planned unit developments and other development plans. They also review rezoning requests and develop and recommend changes to the Zoning Ordinance.

Zoning Ordinance

Helpful Links for Property Developers

Interested developers are encouraged to schedule a pre-development meeting. The Village development team meets every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. and walk-ins are welcome. To schedule a pre-development meeting at another time, please contact Village Manager Christine Burns 616-842-1393.