Community Development

The City of Allegan’s Community Development Department works to ensure that the City’s neighborhoods and commercial districts are great places in which to live, work, and play. The department provides staff support to the following boards and commissions:

The Community Development Department also works to resolve various blight and code enforcement issues. This includes issues such as building and property disrepair, animal waste, front yard parking, junk and trash abatement, and overgrown grass and vegetation. 

For Development Review Questions:
*All Planning, Historic District Commission & Zoning Questions
Lori Castello, Zoning Administrator, Professional Code Inspections of MI - 616.877.2000

*Downtown Development Authority Questions

Parker Johnson, Downtown & Promotions Manager, City of Allegan -  269.673.5511

*EDC & BRA Questions
Christopher Tapper, City Clerk & Assistance to City Manager, City of Allegan - 269.673.5511

*All of the above

Joel Dye, City Manager, City of Allegan - 269.673.5511

Conceptual Review Meetings are available with the Zoning Administrator, Lori Castello, upon request. If you are interested in scheduling such a meeting, please click here for additional information. 

For more information on the development review processes, click here.

Helpful Links:

The following link will provide additional information for residents regarding available recycling programs.

You may also view the City of Allegan's Official Zoning Map, click here.

Information regarding the City of Allegan Code of Ordinances, click here. 

Information regarding the City of Allegan Zoning Ordinances, click here.

For a complete copy of the City of Allegan's blight ordinance, please click here.

To report a concern, click here, or download the Allegan Connect App in the App Store or Google Play.

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