The Elk Rapids Planning and Zoning Administrator is employed by the Village Council to act as its officer to carry out the proper administration of the Village of Elk Rapids Zoning and Unified Development Code. The Planning and Zoning Administrator processes nearly 3,000 permit and zoning issue inquiries and reviews per year, working closely with Antrim County Soils Erosion Officer, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the Army Corp of Engineers to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations. The Village participates in the Joint Elk Rapids Community Planning Committee, established to develop the Elk Rapids Community Collaborative Master Plan.

The Planning and Zoning Administrator submits a report of activities to the Village Council on a monthly basis. To view these reports, please visit the Document Center.


Kerri Esterley

Planning and Zoning Administrator


Office: 231-264-9274