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The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for all planning and zoning activities in the Township.  The Zoning Administrator provides support on a regular basis to the following.

  • Township Board
  • Planning Commission
  • Zoning Board of Appeals

The Zoning Administrator can provide assistance in the following areas.

  • Master Planning Activities
  • Zoning Ordinance Administration
  • Ordinance Enforcement
  • Development Review

Residents should contact this department for a zoning compliance permit when building a new home, adding on, storage and garage buildings, fences and pools.


Developers, engineers, architects. etc are welcome to contact this department via phone or email for assistance with your projects.  Our newly codified ordinance is online along with fees and applications.  Appointments are encouraged at the conceptual stage with this department to insure your project viability.


Planning & Zoning Fee Schedule

Zoning Compliance Application

Temporary Use/Event Permit

Zoning & Building Complaint Form

Special Exception/Land Use Permit Application 

Site Plan Review Application 

Zoning Compliance Sign Application 

Rezoning Application



This page last updated on 4/6/2021.





Les Raymond

Zoning Administrator


Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Office Phone

269-948-2194 Ext. 16

Cell Phone





         Rick Argo

Zoning Compliance


Office Hours

Hours:  Tuesday - Thursday

10:00am - 2:00pm

Office Phone

269-948-2194 Ext. 11

Cell Phone







Rutland Charter Township | 2461 Heath Road | Hastings, MI 49058 | 269-948-2194