Planning Commission


The Planning Commission advises city officials in matters of planning and development of the community, prepares plans and makes recommendations for land-use and the environment. Members of the Planning Commission serve a three year term.


You can find the 2023 meeting schedule here

The application deadline is 28 days prior to the meeting date. Application information can be found on the Development Guide & Applications page.

The Commission may from time to time vote to postpone, reschedule, or cancel a meeting. Any postponement, rescheduling, or cancellation of a meeting shall be duly noticed per applicable State and local requirements for open public meetings. To confirm a meeting date and time, call Community & Neighborhood Services at 616-355-1330 or email

Study Sessions

  • 4 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Council Chambers
    270 South River Avenue
    Holland, MI 49423

Regular Meetings

  • 5 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Council Chambers
    270 South River Avenue
    Holland, MI 49423

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Meetings of the Planning Commission are also recorded, and replays are available on the City of Holland's YouTube channel. 


  • Brooke Anderson, Chairperson (2nd Term Expires: June 30, 2025)
  • Nate Bosch, Vice-Chairperson (1st Term Expires: June 30, 2026) 
  • Luis Lozano, Secretary (2nd Term Expires: June 30, 2025)
  • Dave De Block (2nd Term Expires: June 30, 2026)
  • Jennifer Owens (1st Term Expires: June 30, 2026)
  • Jeff Genova (1st Term Expires: June 30, 2024)
  • Nathan Bocks, Mayor
  • Lyn Raymond, Council Member, Annual Appointment
  • Jennifer Orme, City Staff Representative, Annual Appointment 

Support Staff

  • Steve Peterson, Senior City Planner
  • Mark Kornelis, Community Development Coordinator / City Planner
  • Mark Vanderploeg, Community & Neighborhood Services Director
  • Mallory Huizenga, Department Assistant