Zoning Officer

Plain Township Zoning Officer

Ben Collins,  Zoning Officer


The township zoning officer is responsible for approving zoning permit applications and enforcing the Plain Township Zoning Resolution, including the investigation of complaints, violations and nuisance issues.

The zoning officer advises the zoning commission and board of zoning appeals on zoning issues as well as preparing meeting minutes, legal notices and reports. The zoning officer maintains the township zoning resolution and informs the zoning commission of any legislative changes effecting the township zoning operations.

The zoning officer also assists applicants in completing required paperwork and understanding zoning procedures.  This includes rezoning requests, conditional use requests and variance requests.