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Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a nine-member citizen advisory board, whose task is to guide the physical development of the City and advise the City Commission on a suggested policy for growth. Members are appointed by the City Commission and serve staggered three-year terms without pay.

Meeting Information

**The December 1, 2016 Planning Commission meeting has been canceled.**

The Planning Commission meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

*Note that the July meeting has been rescheduled from the 1st Thursday of the month.

Planning Commission 2016 Meeting Schedule

Submission Deadline
Meeting Date
November 9, 2015
December 3, 2015
December 14, 2015
January 7, 2016
January 11
February 4
February 8
March 3
March 14
April 7
April 11
May 5
May 9
June 2
June 6
June 30*
July 11
August 4
August 8
September 1
September 12
October 6
October 10
November 3
November 7
December 1 - Canceled
December 5
January 5, 2017
January 9, 2017
February 2, 2017

Meetings can also be viewed on Channel 188 as follows:

Live: 1st Thursday monthly, 7 p.m.

Rebroadcast: Daily at 7 a.m. and Tuesday at 8 p.m. (for two weeks following the meeting)

It is recommended that citizens not contact individual Planning Commission members with concerns about specific issues, particularly requests for rezoning or special use permits, because of the potential for conflict of interest. Citizens should consider one of the following avenues to address their concerns:

  1. Attend the public hearing on the issue so that everyone (Planning Commission members and citizens) can equally receive the benefit of each other's concerns or insight.
  2. Submit concerns in writing to City Planner, 320 W. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858. Copies of all correspondence are provided to Planning Commission members.

Specific questions on any zoning issue can always be directed to the Community Development office at 989-779-5347.