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The Courts in Hillsdale County have now moved to Phase IV. Read All Courts COVID-19 document


All individuals who attend court hearings (including treatment courts), screenings, interviews, etc. in person must wear a mask at all times. This will include prospective jurors. This will also include staff at a minimum of when staff is dealing with the public. Hillsdale County is currently considered at “substantial” risk for the Delta variant by the CDC and both the State Court Administrative Office and our health department have indicated that because of this, masks must be required indoors until further notice. This applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.

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Hillsdale County Planning Commission Ordinance 2016-1 (Effective July 1, 2016 - July 1, 2021)

Hillsdale County Planning Commission Ordinance 2021-1 (Effective July 1, 2021 - July 1, 2026)

Planning Commission Member Application

The next regular meeting of the Hillsdale County Planning Commission will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 1:00 PM in the County Office Building Conference Room (on the 2nd floor).

 Planning Commission Members

 The Hillsdale County Planning Commission consists of nine members, each representing a different facet of Hillsdale County.

• Namrata Carolan, Chair (Townships - 3 Year Term ends 12/31/2022)

• Aaron Ritter, Vice-Chair (Cities and Villages - 3 Year Term ends 12/31/2022)

• Jack McLain, Secretary (Townships - 3 Year Term ends 12/31/2021)

 Troy Reehl, (Education - 3 Year Term ends 12/31/2021)

• Doug Ingles, (County Board of Commissioners - Committee Appointment for 2021)

• Andy Welden, (Agricultural - 3 Year Term ends 12/31/2022)

Vacant, (Environmental and Natural Resources - 3 Year Term ends 12/31/2023)

• Susan Smith, (Industrial and Economic Development - 3 Year Term ends 12/31/2023)

Vacant, (Citizen At-Large- 3 Year Term ends 12/31/2023)


Planning Commission Meetings

All meetings are held the third Monday of alternating months with the exception of January being the fourth Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the:  

Hillsdale County Office Building
Conference Room - Suite 210
33 McCollum Street
Hillsdale, MI  49242

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Upcoming Meetings

21 Oct 2021;
10:00AM -
Road Commission 2021
26 Oct 2021;
09:00AM -
Board of Commissioners 2021
02 Nov 2021;
08:00AM - 05:00PM

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