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BENZIE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION


Description

The Planning Commission is an seven member commission appointed by the County Board of Commissioners. Planning Commissioners are appointed to three year terms.

Mission Statement

The Planning Commission is a local nonpolitical unit of the Benzie County government providing services that are directed by the Michigan Planning Enabling Act 33 of 2008 to establish planning for the county; to promote safety, health, and general welfare.

Major Objectives

  • Adopt, amend or review the county master plan;
  • Work to objectively implement the county master plan;
  • Encourage intergovernmental cooperation and communication by identifying common planning goals among local units of government for county wide comprehensive planning;
  • Provide an annual oral and or written report to legislative bodies of the county concerning its operation and status of planning activities;
  • Engage the public on planning issues within the county and provide educational opportunities wherever possible;
  • Provide an annual capital improvement plan. Review and comment on proposed capital improvement projects of the county.

Contact Person

Name:

Peg Minster

Home Phone:
Mobile Phone:

231-378-2259
231-357-7145

Email:

Email Peg

Board Members

Chairperson:

Peg Minster

Vice Chair:

Nena Bondarenko

Secretary:

Susan Zenker

Members:

Lori Hill
Adrian Poulisse
Glen Rineer
Don Tanner

Meetings

Dates & Time: 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Room 206
Benzie County Government Center
448 Court Place
Beulah, MI 49617
Regular Meeting Dates for 2014 - PDF document, 1 page, 64 kB

Minutes

Minutes from RECENT Planning Commission Meetings

Date:

 

Type of
Meeting:

Minutes:

  Pages,
File Size:

1-09-2014

 

Work Session

 

minutes

  4 pages, 120 kB

1-15-2014

 

Work Session

 

minutes

  1 page, 68 kB

1-15-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  4 pages, 76 kB

1-29-2014

 

Work Session

 

minutes

  3 pages, 52 kB

2-05-2014

 

Work Session

 

minutes

  2 pages, 16 kB

2-12-2014

  Work Session  

minutes

  2 pages, 20 kB

2-13-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  3 pages, 32 kB

2-23-2014

 

Special

 

minutes

  5 pages, 44 kB

3-13-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  6 pages, 44 kB

4-10-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  3 pages, 28 kB

4-24-2014

 

Special

 

minutes

  7 pages, 680 kB

5-08-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

 

3 pages, 132 kB

6-12-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  2 pages, 20 kB

7-10-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  2 pages, 28 kB

8-14-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  4 pages, 44 kB

9-11-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  3 pages, 100 kB

10-09-2014

 

Regular

 

minutes

  2 pages, 72 kB

10-16-2014

 

Special

 

minutes

  2 pages, 52 kB

Minutes from PAST Planning Commission Meetings:
2009 though 2013

Documents



BENZIE COUNTY 2020 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
(Base Document)

Prepared by the Benzie
County Planning Commission

October, 2000

NOTE: The links to documents on this page point
to PDF documents.
Please see below for details.

Title Page 2 pages, 36 kB
Table of Contents 3 pages, 84 kB
Preface 3 pages, 96 kB
Chapter 1: Benzie County in 2000 8 pages, 1.2 mB
Benzie County Existing Land Use Map 1-6
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Small version - JPG image, 912 x 613 pixels, 268 kB
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Large version - JPG image, 2280 x 1532 pixels, 1.0 mB
 
Chapter 2: BENZIE COUNTY 2020 Vision:
  
What Benzie County Residents Value
4 pages, 100 kB
Chapter 3: What's at Risk: Major Issues and Analysis 18 pages, 268 kB
Chapter 4: Future Land Use and Urban Services Districts 17 pages, 6 mB
Benzie County Future Land Use Map 4-1
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Small version - JPG image, 690 x 489 pixels, 164 kB
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Large version - JPG image, 1483 x 1051 pixels, 392 kB
 
Chapter 5: Principles, Strategies, & Policies 16 pages, 3.2 mB
Chapter 6: Plan Implementation 12 pages, 196 kB

BENZIE COUNTY
OPEN SPACE & NATURAL RESOURCES
PROTECTION PLAN

Prepared by:
Open Space and Natural Resources Protection Committee

For the Benzie County Planning Commission
and the
Benzie County Board of Commissioners

April 2002

NOTE: The links to documents on this page point
to PDF documents.
Please see below for details.

Executive Summary 8 pages, 11.8 mB
Cover Page 1 page, 664 kB
Title Page 1 page, 56 kB
Table of Contents 7 pages, 120 kB
Chapter 1: Benzie County Open Space and
   Natural Resources
31 pages, 18.7 mB
Chapter 2: What Lands to Protect and Why 20 pages, 1.6 mB
Chapter 3: What's at Risk: Major Issues & Analysis 42 pages, 10.2 mB
Chapter 4: Benzie County PDR Plan 30 pages, 424 kB
Chapter 5: Benzie County TDR Plan 4 pages, 96 kB
Chapter 6: Action Recommendations 7 pages, 132 kB
APPENDICES  
C. Citizen Photos (introduction only) 1 page, 32 kB
D. Land Preservation / Purchase of Development
Rights Information
5 pages, 92 kB
E. References 1 page, 56 kB
G. Threatened and Endangered Species List 3 pages, 76 kB

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Last Revised:
11-19-2014

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