Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Ottawa County's population and what are the projections for
future population growth?
The 2010 U.S. Census population for Ottawa County was 263,801. For the latest population estimates and population growth projections for Ottawa County and its local units of government, please refer to the County Statistics page.
- Where can I review local unit of government's master plans and zoning
City, village, and township Master Plans and Zoning Ordinances can be reviewed at any respective local city, township, or village office.
- Where can I obtain geographic information system (GIS) maps of Ottawa
Copies of GIS maps for Ottawa County can be obtained by contacting the Ottawa County GIS Department by phone at (616) 738-4600.
- Where can I obtain a building permit?
Building permits can be requested by contacting the responsible local unit of government.