Commerce Township Flood Plain Board of Appeals

The Flood Plain Board of Appeals consists of the same Township residents appointed by the Board of Trustees to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), which includes one elected Township Trustee and one appointed member from the Planning Commission. The Flood Plain Board of Appeals conducts their meetings consistent with the rules of procedure of the ZBA. The Flood Plain Board meets only upon submittal of a formal application by a petitioner.

The Flood Plain Board of Appeals shall perform its duties and exercise its powers as provided in Chapter 12, Article III (Flood Damage Prevention) of the Township’s Code of Ordinances. The Flood Plain Board meets to hear appeals and/or consider variances consistent with the standards and procedures of Sec. 12-62.c (Variance Procedure) of Chapter 12, Article III.

The fee for applying to the Flood Plain Board of Appeals is $350.00 which is non-refundable. For further information, please contact the Commerce Township Planning Department at 248-960-7050.

Flood Plain Board of Appeals Members:

Barbara Rosman – Chairperson

Clarence Mills – Vice Chairperson

Jorge Pacheco – Secretary

Rick Sovel – Township Trustee

Bill McKeever – Planning Commission Representative

Robert Mistele – Alternate Member