Applications being accepted for new Housing Action Committee

by Trudy Galla
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS!

Are you interested in being a member of a new Housing Action Committee

The Leelanau County Planning Commission is accepting applications for appointment to this new Committee.  This new Committee will be comprised of representatives from such groups as:  real estate, developers, young families, businesses, senior citizens, local government, non-profits, and investors.

The overall role for the Committee is to identify resources, create partnerships, educate the public, reach out to developers, support village/township efforts, provide zoning review, propose zoning changes, ensure timely inspections, explore programs and opportunities (available through the Land Bank, tax incentives, PILTs, grant dollars, and MSHDA/HUD), and may apply for certification as a ‘Redevelopment Ready Community (RRC)’.

Interested applicants should contact the Planning Department at 231-256-9812 or email:  housing@co.leelanau.mi.us for an application, or more information.  Or, click here for application. 

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Monday, April 17.  Return completed applications by one of the following methods: 

  • housing@co.leelanau.mi.us  
  • Fax:  256-0174
  • Mail to:  Leelanau County Planning Commission, 8527 E. Government Center Dr., SUITE 108, Suttons Bay MI 49682.