The Zoning Board of Appeals must hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by any administrative official charged with zoning ordinance enforcement. It also hears and decides matters referred to it in the Township Zoning Ordinance and may grant non-use (dimensional) variances if practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship would result in conforming with the ordinance. The ZBA cannot hear appeals made pertaining to the Site Plan Review, Planned Unit Development, Site Condominium or Special Land Use decisions. The Board consists of one (1) Planning Commissioner and two (2) residents, with one (1) alternate member to serve in the event of a conflict of interest or absence.
The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) does not have a regular meeting schedule. Hearings are scheduled as needed, according to the laws governing proper notification and posting.
Ganges Township, Michigan
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEMBERS
CHAIR Carol Josefowicz
PLANNING COMMISSIONER Dale Pierson
MEMBER Russell Naley
ALTERNATE Dick Hutchins