Park Inspector

Park Inspectors Office

The Sandy Pines Park Inspector is here to assist with all your building, site clean-up, and tree removal needs.  Answers to the most common inspection and permit questions can be found under the links below. Additional permit information can be found in the Sandy Pines Handbook under Permits and Items Requiring Permits. Permits can be printed online from the Permits & Applications link below and emailed to the Inspector, placed in Inspectors drop box or submitted at Member Service.

*Please Note the fax number on the Sandy Pines Permit has changed to 616-896-7409.

Services Provided

Park Inspector News

lawn mower inspection clean up

Park Inspector September News

It’s already September and before you know it, the Park will start to go into shut down mode again. It has been a busy season with all kinds of building going on in the park. As a reminder, if you have not returned your permit, please get them turned in as soon as your project…

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SMS Text Opt In

Sandy Pines has a new SMS text opt-in for Members, Associate Members, Guests, and Campers who would like park news, event updates, weather alerts, cancellations, and closures. To Opt-In:       Text “SANDYPINES” to 67283 To Opt-Out:    Text “STOP” to 67283 You can opt-in or out at any time. Text & data rates will…

Thank You Ralph

Sandy Pines is saying goodbye and best wishes to Ralph Smith, our Park Inspector, and his wife, Cheri. They are moving to Florida to begin a new adventure. Ralph has worn many hats during his tenure here. He can be found issuing permits, staking sites, working for Maintenance, doing pump outs, finding boat stakes, or…

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March Park Inspector News

By: Ralph Smith     Office Hours Off Season:        Tuesdays            8-9:30 am & 3-4:00 pm In Season:          Opening April 15 Contact Information Telephone: 616.896.7286 Fax: 616.896.7409 Permits & Projects Due to the mild winter a lot of members have been outside working on their sites, cutting down trees, and starting projects. Please…

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February Park Inspector News

By: Ralph Smith The Park Inspector winter office hours are Tuesdays from 8-9:30 am and 3-4:00 pm. I’m out and about in the park between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm so please keep that in mind when you try to get in touch as there may be a delay in my response due to…

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Welcome Jeff

Hello Sandy Pines members.  I am Jeff Sweitzer and I am blessed to be your next Park President. I am a West Michigan resident married for 25 years to my wonderful wife, Amy. We have 3 wonderful children, Kennedy a sophomore at Aquinas College, Rece, a junior and Elly a sophomore both attend Hudsonville High…

Office Hours

8:30-9:30 am & 2:30-3:30 pm

By appointment only
Except Third Saturday of the month open
8 am-12 pm


Contact Information

Park Inspector: Jeff Hopkins

Telephone: 616.896.7286
Fax: 616.896.7409


P&G Closed for Season
Sept. 26, 2020

Camping Rentals End
September 28, 2020

Color the Pines Camo
October 2-4, 2020

Allegan County Food Drive
August 27-October 15, 2020