Planning, Zoning & Code Enforcement


(231) 922-4778


Excluding Most Federal Holidays


City of Traverse City
Planning & Zoning Department
400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684
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Shawn Winter

Planning Director
(231) 922-4465

Dave Weston

Planning & Zoning Administrator
(231) 922-4464

Mike Trombley

Code Enforcement Officer
(231) 922-4414

Kaitlyn Aldrich

Planning Assistant
(231) 922-4778

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The Planning & Zoning Department is responsible preparing the City's Master Plan, which influences the regulations and standards in the zoning ordinance and any future changes to it, they are the responsibel for zoning districts and appropriate enforced regulations, code enforcement, and approval of site plans.

In addition, the Planning Department administers the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) by working with all City Departments on project submissions and coordinating reports.

Pre-Application Development Meeting

Prior to developing a formal site plan review application, the City encourages those interested in a project to schedule a free pre-application meeting. If you already have a location identified and a project defined, then please contact the Planning and Zoning Administrator listed above. If a project is more conceptual in nature without an identified location, then please contact the Planning Director. There are no materials required for a pre-application conference, however, you are encouraged to bring any planning related materials you may have available.

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