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County Government

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Benzie County Government Center
448 Court Place (off Michigan Ave. — US-31)
Beulah, Michigan   49617

Location on Google Maps

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday

Main phone number: 231-882-9671

Main Web site: www.BenzieCo.net
Mobile Web site: m.BenzieCo.net

For general questions only: Email Us
(Note – Most issues should be directed to the specific
department or commissioner involved. Please contact
the most appropriate party using information found on
their specific Web page.)

Benzie County Government Center

The Government Center is closed Saturday, Sunday, and the following holidays:
• New Years Day
• Martin Luther King Day
• Presidents Day
• Memorial Day
• Independence Day
• Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
• Thanksgiving
• Day after Thanksgiving
• Day before Christmas
• Christmas Day
• Day before New Years
(Note: If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the Government Center will be
closed the preceding Friday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the
Government Center will be closed the following Monday.)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

7/02/15

Benzie County Master Plan Survey — The Benzie County Planning Commission would like your help in updating the 2000 Benzie County Master Plan by taking a short, 15-minute, survey.

The Master Plan provides a vision and direction for future development in the County. The County Planning Commission is updating the Master Plan to reflect changes in County-wide priorities and organizational roles, while identifying possible actions the County Planning Commission can take to address those priorities.

12/29/14

We are currently conducting a survey to collect information about the recreation and cultural activity needs for residents of Benzie County.

We encourage all permanent and seasonal Benzie County residents to take a few minutes to fill out the Benzie County Recreation and Cultural Questionnaire.

This information, which pertains to what types of facilities you currently use and what types you would like to use if they were available, is necessary for the formulation of the 2015 Benzie County Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Activities Master Plan.

11/20/14

The Brownfield Authority's monthly meeting for Friday, November 21, 2014, has been cancelled.

10/15/13

Snow Birds — heading south for the winter? Send 911 contact information for yourself or your caretaker to Benzie County Central Dispatch. Simply email 911 this Snowbird Emergency Information form with SUBJECT: SNOWBIRD, or stop by the Dispatch Center (located in the Sheriff’s Department) and fill out the form.

9/04/13

New Web site for the Sheriff's Office — In addition to the Sheriff's Office Department Web page here at this Benzie Government Web site, they also now have their own Benzie Sheriff's Office Web site.

7/18/13

Soil Erosion management is now being handled by the Building Safety and Code Enforcements Department.

7/16/12

Please see the new Openings page for current County job openings and County committee appointment openings.

4/30/10

Benzie County now has a Mobile Web Site (m.benzieco.net) for smartphone users.

WHAT'S NEW AT THIS SITE

2/02/15

The new commissioners and their contact information is now in place on the Commissioners page.

1/12/15

The Board of Commissioners meeting schedule for 2015 is now in place on the Commissioners page.

11/10/14

The Central Dispatch Advisory Board now has its own Web page.

11/07/14

The Communications Division of the Sheriff's Office is now its own department — 9-1-1 Central Dispatch.

3/05/14

The ORV Ordinance and ORV Map have been updated, see here for details.

3/05/14

The new Meetings page lists the annual meeting schedule for many county governmental entities. More schedules will be added over time.

12/02/13

The Building Authority has a new page on this site.

11/08/13

The Benzie County Parks and Recreation Commission has moved their former Web site's content to their page here at this site. See it here at the Benzie County Parks and Recreation Commission Web page.

7/18/13

All Soil Erosion documents and forms have been moved to the Building Safety and Code Enforcements Department page.

1/09/13

On the Planning Commission page, several "white papers" have been added to the list of documents that make up the Benzie County 2020 Comprehensive Plan.

Key County Documents
   • Election Results for May 5th, 2015 –
      • Election Result Totals
      • Election Results Per Jurisdiction

     (Note: Find past election results here.)
   • Benzie County Budget – for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year

     (Note: Find past budget documents here.)
   • Benzie County Directory – County, township, city, and village officers.
   • Benzie County Government Stategic Plan: 2015-2020
   • Board of Commissioners Meeting Agendas and Minutes
   • CIP Report 2014
For all other County documents, please see the Documents page.


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