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City Planning

Welcome to the City of Traverse City Planning Department. The functions and responsibilities of the Planning Department include being professional staff to the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Historic Districts Commission and the Grand Traverse Commons planninginfield.jpgJoint Planning Commission. The Department is also responsible for the administration and enforcement of City land-use regulations, ongoing land use planning efforts, grant preparation and administration, Capital Improvement Program plans, strategic planning processes, comprehensive plans, neighborhood plans, campus plans, policy recommendations, implementation and management.

Currently, the Planning Department refers to the following approved plans:

The Department reviews all development proposals and sign permits. Land Use and Sign Permits overseen by the Zoning Administrator.

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Our Department's Code Enforcement Officer is concerned about the preservation, maintenance and aesthetics of all residential, commercial and industrial properties throughout the city. Code Enforcement works with citizens to resolve issues which impact the quality of life in Traverse City by enforcing a broad range of public health and safety regulations including rental housing, zoning, health, parking, public nuisance, and other safety codes.

 

 

This page last updated on 2/8/2017.

Contact Information:
City of Traverse City
Engineering Department
Governmental Center 2nd Floor
400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684

(231) 922-4460 office

(231) 922-4457 fax

Staff:
Timothy J. Lodge, P.E.
City Engineer
(231) 922-4455
Email Tim

Alexander Yockey, P.E.
Civil Engineer II
(231) 922-4468
Email Alex

John McWethy
Public Services Assistant
(231) 922-4467
Email John

Zach Cole, E.I.T.
Engineering Assistant
(231) 922-4492
Email Zach

Christine Black
Engineering Aide
(231) 922-4434
Email Christine

Jessica Cichowski, E.I.T.
Engineering Technician
(231) 922-6894
Email Jessica

Missy Luick
Engineering and Planning Assistant
(231) 922-4778
Email MissyContact Information:
City of Traverse City
Engineering Department
Governmental Center 2nd Floor
400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684

Contact Information:
City of Traverse City
Planning Department
Governmental Center 2nd Floor
400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684

(231) 922-4460 office
(231) 922-4457 fax

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Staff:
Russell A. Soyring, AICP
Planning Director
(231) 922-4465
Email Russ

David M. Weston, RLA
Zoning Administrator
(231) 922-4464
Email Dave

Michael Trombley
Code Enforcement Officer
(231) 922-4414
Email Michael

Missy Luick
Planning and Engineering Assistant
(231) 922-4778
Email Missy