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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

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8:30 AM to 12:00 NOON
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Clerk's Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Main phone number: 231-882-9671

Web site: www.BenzieCo.net
Mobile 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

9/04/13

New Web site for the Sheriff's Office In addtition 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.

2/20/13

The Equalization Department has resumed its normal hours and is now open Monday through Friday.

9/18/12

Effective September 18, 2012, the Benzie County Building Department is undergoing a change in staffing. Bert Gale of Associated Government Services (AGS) has been named by the Board of Commissioners as Building Official for Benzie County. Permits will continue to be issued and inspections performed for all building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical work. The Building Department will be open from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.

The decision to go from full-time staff to a company to perform these services was made for budgetary reasons.

We ask for your patience during this transition, as may be needed, and look forward to serving you.

7/16/12

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

11/19/10

The Planning and Zoning Department has closed.

If you are seeking planning information, please visit the Planning Commission page.

If you are seeking zoning information, please contact the specific Township government involved.

4/30/10

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

WHAT'S NEW AT THIS SITE

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.

1/17/13

The latest Board of Commissioners meeting schedule is now in place on the Commissioners 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.

1/03/13

The new commissioners and their contact information is now in place on the Commissioners page. The areas represented in each district has also been updated.

10/10/12

Added Road Directories for all Benzie County Roads in the Documents of the Equalization Department's page.

7/30/12

The Land Bank Authority has a new page on this site.

7/16/12

There's a new Openings page for County job openings and committee appointment openings.

2/28/12

The Soil Erosion Board of Appeals now has its own Web page.

Key County Documents

For all other County documents, please see the Documents page.


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