Planning and Zoning

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General Information

Under the direction of the Supervisor, the Planning Department provides support and recommendations to the Planning Commission, Township Board, and the Zoning Board of Appeals to assist in making land use and development decisions for the Township.   The Planning Department is responsible for:

    • Review of site plans, subdivisions, rezoning and planned unit developments
    • Review of wall signs, ground signs, community special event signs, temporary signs, contractor signs
    • Administration and amendments to the Zoning Ordinance
    • Development and implementation of the Townships Master Plan
    • Administration of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
    • Review of variance requests, zoning appeals, and zoning interpretation requests

Planning Department Staff:

Amy Neary, AICP
Planning and Development Services Director

Gordon Bowdell, AICP
Zoning and Planning Manager

Patricia Lake
Project Permit Specialist

Tricia Belcher
Project Permit Specialist

Stacey Folbe
Senior Development Clerk

Phone: (248) 451-4818 Fax: (248) 451-4871
Email: Ask Planning

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