South Arm Township

Charlevoix County


South Arm Township

Charlevoix County

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Planning & Zoning

The Planning Commission’s role is to plan for the needs of citizens and visitors to South Arm Township with respect to land development, transportation, recreation, conservation& environmental protection.

The Planning Commission meets Second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. At the South Arm Township Hall., unless otherwise posted.

The scheduled meetings for 2021 are: May 4, July 13, Sept. 14, Oct. 12.


New fees go into effect as of 5-13-21 (approved by Twp. board)

  • Land Use Permit application:   $50.00
  • ZBA Appeals Application (includes Special meeting) $350.00
  • Spec Use Permit Application: $250.00
  • Public Act 591 property (Division/Transfer):  $125.00
  • Planning Commission Special Meeting:  $450.00
  • Twp. Board Special Meeting:  $400.00

Make checks payable to: South Arm Township
Mail to: John Ferguson ZA, 8354 Mercer Rd, Charlevoix, MI 49720

Planning & Zoning Committee:

Jeffry Rogers (Chairman)
Ph: 231-544-6613

Ruby Dipzinski (Secretary)
Ph: 231-536-3012

Brad Carey

Erick Bennett
Ph: 231-350-0156

Kathy Froysaa
(Recording Secretary)

Josh Chamberlain

Zoning Board of Appeals:

Linda Bigelow

Becky King

Devin Butterbrodt
Ph: 231-881-6526