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Zoning Board of Appeals


The Elk Rapids Zoning Board of Appeals is established in accordance with Article VI of Act 110 of the Public Acts of 2006, as amended, being the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act. The Zoning Board of Appeals – commonly referred to as the “ZBA” – performs its duties as set forth in the Village of Elk Rapids Zoning and Unified Development Code. The ZBA handles all appeals, interpretations, variances, and exceptions to the Zoning and Unified Development Code.

The Zoning Board of Appeals meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Government Center (315 Bridge St., Elk Rapids, MI 49629).

Myrna Howse – Chair
Phone: 231-264-8441
E-mail:  myrna1elkrapids@aol.com

Mike Szymanski – Vice Chair
Phone: 231-264-9096
E-mail:  twptreasurer@elkrapids.com

Matt Webb
Phone: 231-590-9711
E-mail: desertstreamsoap@charter.net

Lauren Dake – Planning Commission Representative
Phone: 231-342-5400
E-mail:  Laurensdake@gmail.com

Steven Ravezzani – Zoning Administrator
Phone: 231-264-9274
E-mail:  vllgzoning@elkrapids.org

Thomas Sommerfeldt
Phone: 231-264-9567
E-mail: tsommerfeldt110@gmail.com

Additional Information and Documents
Zoning Board of Appeals Agenda and Minutes Archive
Meeting Calendar