Planning, Zoning & Soil Erosion

Planning, Zoning & Soil Erosion
Kalkaska County Planning & Zoning/Soil Erosion

605 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646


Phone: (231) 258-3367
Fax: (231) 258-3337

Hours of Operation
8:30  a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays. 
Meeting Dates:
Planning Commission meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. beginning in January. 
I normally do field inspections on Tuesdays and Thursday afternoon if time allows, but could get called out for soil erosion complaints at any time.  As this is a one-person department it may be a good idea to call in advance at the phone number listed above, before coming into the office.

Key Contacts

Laura Hendricks, Zoning Administrator and Soil Erosion Agent 
lhendricks@kalkaskacounty.org 

 *THERE IS A VACANCY FOR ONE PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER, ONE ZBA MEMBER, AND ONE     ALTERNATE ZBA MEMBER.
Call 231-258-3367 if interested.

 Townships under Kalkaska County Zoning Ordinance

Bear Lake
Coldsprings
Excelsior
Kalkaska
Oliver
Orange
Springfield

 Contact information for townships NOT under Kalkaska County Zoning Ordinance

Blue Lake: Vacant
Boardman: Mary Erickson 231-369-2551
Clearwater: Marvin Radtke or Lisa Leedy  231-357-0447 - 231 331-6249
Garfield: Ken Nason Office 231-715-2138 Tuesdays from 9 a.m-1 p.m. 
Rapid River: Bob Hall 231-258-2943 Email: RapidRiverTwpZoning@gmail.com
Village of Kalkaska: Aaron Poppa 231-258-9191

Upper Manistee Natural River Zoning: Brian Bury 989-732-3541 Ext. 5088

DEQ/EGLE for Kalkaska area: Keenan Cooper 989-370-7350

 *THE KALKASKA COUNTY MASTER PLAN HAVE BEEN UPDATED* SEE LINK BELOW  

Stuart McKinnon, Chairman, Kalkaska County Planning Commission

Bob Mickevicious, Chairman, Kalkaska County Zoning Board of Appeals

Planning & Zoning/Soil Erosion Documents

Zoning Ordinance 2017  *Section 21.15 text has been removed (Ord. #151, Amend. #172 (2017-148)
Kalkaska County Master Plan 2023-2027 Draft
Kalkaska County Master Plan Documents 
Zoning Permit Application
Soil Erosion Permit Application
Zoning District Map updated 11-15-2016