Planning

Planning

City Hall-Second Floor
208 North First Avenue
Alpena, Michigan 49707
Phone: (989) 354-1770
Fax: (989) 354-1709
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Planning & Development Director
Adam Poll
adamp@alpena.mi.us

Department Personnel
Cassie Stone
Administrative Assistant
cassies@alpena.mi.us

Department Duties
  • Responsible for the City’s planning function and assists the Planning Commission in all areas of planning and zoning.              
  • Principal staff of the Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Coordinates preparation of the City’s Capital Improvement Program.
  • Coordinates the development and maintenance of the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinances.
  • Prepares grant applications and administers grant projects for the City.
  • Serves as staff liason for the City's Historic District Study Committee, the Historic District Commission, and the Wildlife Sanctuary Board.
  • Administers the City’s Residential Rental Rehabilitation and Development Programs.
  • Works with various committees regarding community development including historic preservation, beautification, the wildlife sanctuary, etc.
  • Assists local economic development agencies in attracting and retaining industries and businesses.
  • Responds to public inquiries regarding any of the above activities.