Planning Commission

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The Planning Commission is charged, by Michigan state law, with the adoption and implementation of plans for the City. This Commission also considers requests for zoning classifications and special use permits and makes recommendations to the City Council on amendments to the planning and zoning code. It is comprised of seven community members, one City Council member, and the mayor.  

The Planning Commission meets the 4th monday each month at 5:30 pm in the community room at the Depot, 200 S. Main Street.   All meetings are open to the public.  

Click link to view - MASTER PLAN 2023

Current Commissioners:
  • Rebecca Tea
  • Ruth Ann Northon, Chair
  • John Hunter
  • Todd Bruggema
  • Claudia Bradley
  • Mike Fulton
  • Christine Emerick, Mayor,, 
  • Jim Schwab, City Council
  • Pepper Lockhart, City Administrative Officer (non-voting)

View the Planning Commission By-Laws here.

Planning Commission 2023 Annual Report
Planning Commission 2022 Annual Report
Planning Commission 2021 Annual Report