Planning & Development Director

Planning & Development Director

Planning & Development Director
Adam Poll

City Hall
208 North First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
Phone:  (989) 354-1770
Fax:  (989) 354-1709


  • Responsible for the City’s planning function and assists the Planning Commission in all areas of planning and zoning.
  • Principal staff of the Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Coordinates preparation of the City’s Capital Improvement Program.
  • Coordinates the development and maintenance of the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinances.
  • Prepares grant applications and administers grant projects for the City.
  • Serves as staff liason for the City's Historic District Study Committee, the Historic District Commission, and the Wildlife Sanctuary Board.
  • Administers the City’s Residential Rental Rehabilitation and Development Programs.
  • Works with various committees regarding community development including historic preservation, beautification, the wildlife sanctuary, etc.
  • Assists local economic development agencies in attracting and retaining industries and businesses.
  • Responds to public inquiries regarding any of the above activities.

Department Personnel

Cassie Stone
Administrative Assistant