Friday, October 18, 2019
Isabella County Community Development

Planning & Zoning

Mission Statement

To assure responsive, effective, and quality service; while promoting responsible positive growth, balancing the need for development, conservation, recreation, transportation, and protecting the environment; while promoting coordinated and effective planning practices within Isabella County. (Adopted February 9, 2006)

Planner / Zoning Administrator

Ray Johnson
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Basic Duties & Responsibilities


  • Administer and enforce the Isabella County Zoning Ordinance.
  • Works with the public, including township officials, on complaints/violations and addresses their concerns.
  • Educates the public regarding the content of the Isabella County Zoning Ordinance.
  • Provides staff support to the Isabella County Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Processes applications for zoning permits, special use permits, etc.

Remember - before digging near your home or business, call Miss Dig at 1-800-482-7171.