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.

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Park Inspector News

Stay Home Stay Safe Save Lives

Stay Home Stay Safe

From Governor Whitmer On Monday, March 23, Governor Whitmer instituted Executive Order No. 2020-21, which states that to suppress the spread of COVID-19, to prevent the state’s health care system from being overwhelmed, to allow time for the production of critical test kits, ventilators, and personal protective equipment, and to avoid needless deaths, it is…

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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…

Gates Locked

Gate Closed & Boats Removed 11/1

Annually on November 1st, the Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 6, and Phase 4 gates will be closed for the winter season. The gate by the Administration and Maintenance building will be open during daylight hours.  The Main Gate and Phase 3 gate entrances will be open 24 hours a day throughout the fall and winter.…

Sandy Pines Handbook Rulebook 10-01-19

2019 Handbook Rulebook Revisions

At the end of each season in which Sandy Pines Handbook & Rulebook revisions are voted on and passed by the Board of Directors, we update the Handbook and pass the information on to Members. It is every Member’s responsibility to know, understand, and stay up to date with park rules and regulations. All 2019…

October Inspector Update

By: Ralph Smith, Park Inspector If you have any outstanding permits that you forgot to return, please do so anytime you are in park this fall so we can get them closed out. If you need a permit in the off season, remember you can get it online or call or e-mail me, and I…

September Footprints

The September Issue of the Sandy Pines Footprints In The Sand is online at and available for pickup throughout the park. As we transition to fall it’s time to schedule winterizations, get ready for annual dues & electric, and stay on top of leaf cleanup. Ready, Set, Fall.

Jeff Sweitzer-London Photo

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…

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Site Clean Up Rules

While June 10 is the annual clean up deadline, site inspections continue throughout the summer. There have been a lot of recent questions and confusion on the inspection and violation process. Many are under the impression that warnings are given before violations and fees are assessed. Please note this is not the case. Attached are…

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June Park Inspector Update

By Ralph Smith Park Inspector I would like to remind everyone that if you have a project that requires a permit, you need to return the permit to my office upon completion of the project, so I can come by and do the final inspection. Please remember that all projects should be completed within…

Office Hours

8:00-9:30 am & 3:00-4:00 pm

Contact Information

Telephone: 616.896.7286
Fax: 616.896.7409


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