West Traverse Township Zoning

A zoning permit is required for any structure to be built and for most exterior modifications to existing structures. A zoning permit must be obtained prior to starting any construction project.

Residential Zoning permits are obtained from the Emmet County Office of Planning, Zoning & Construction Resource:


3434 Harbor Petoskey Road Suite E
Harbor Springs, MI 49740

Office phone: (231) 348-1735
Fax: (231) 439-8933
E-mail: pzcr@emmetcounty.org

For all other zoning matters, please contact the Township Zoning Administrator, David M. White, at:

Office phone: (231) 526-7361
E-mail: zoning@westtraversetownship.com
Office hours: Most Mondays 10 am – 2 pm. Other times by appointment