All zoning is completed at the township level, while permits are handled by the Lake County Building Department.


Pleasant Plains zoning approval is needed BEFORE for any building, property changes, building a fence, property clearings, and large excavations.

Contact the Pleasant Plains Township Zoning Administrator, Greg Nichols, at 231-745-2949 Ext: 3 or [email protected]

Below is a sample of our zoning applications. Please be prepared with the information highlighted prior to inquiring about and submitting any application at the township level. If you need to save or print the sample, click the image to download a PDF.