Department Staff

Van will not be in the office October 22nd, he will be in on October 23rd instead

Van Thornton, Zoning Administrator -269-612-7049

Office hours are Tuesdays 9-4 Please call office and ask for Building Department Assistant to schedule an appointment

Ted is out of the office on Wednesday, October 23rd

Ted Hanson, Building Official 269-469-1676 ext 47

Township Office hours-M-F 8:30-10

KIM LIVENGOOD, Zoning/Building Office Assistant
Office Hours M-F from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. or

CODE ENFORCEMENT, Greg Nelson 269-612-7017

BRIAN KERN, Dangerous Building Officer

Chikaming's Building and Zoning administration, alongside the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, are working hard and keeping their sights forward to ensure a safe and well-designed community for years to come.

Forms and Documents

Did you know that ALL fence installations require a Zoning Permit? Contact the Zoning Administrator.
Remember, before you DIG call MISS DIG 72 hours in advance at 1-800-482-7171, or visit the website here
* If any application requires consultation with the Township Attorney or Engineer, the additional expenses will be billed to the applicant.

Zoning Board of Appeals


DOUG DOW,  Planning Commission Representative -
LIZ RETTIG, Township Board Representative -
TOM GOLD, Member at Large -
KATHLEEN SELLERS, Member at Large -
BOB BEEMER, Alternate -

The Board of Appeals meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in the meeting room at Chikaming Township Center, 13535 Red Arrow Hwy. in Harbert when needed.

Planning Commission

DOUG DOW, Chairman

JERRY KOHN Vice Chairman

BILL MARSKE, Secretary -

RICHARD CARLSON, Member at Large

ANDREW BROWN, Member at Large
GRACE RAPPE, Member at Large
JOHN CHIPMAN, Member at Large

The Planning Commission meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at Chikaming Township Center, 13535 Red Arrow Hwy. in Harbert.