Planning Commission

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the City of Oak Park Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., or thereafter, at the Oak Park City Hall, 14000 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, Michigan. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive public comments on a proposed rezoning of a 0.746 acre portion of the southeast corner of Lessenger Park, from R-1, One-Family Dwelling District to LI, Light Industrial District. The proposed property to be rezoned is described as:

Part of the North 1/2 of Section 32, T. 1 N., R. 11 E., City of Oak Park, Oakland County, Michigan, being described as: Beginning at a point distant S. 02° 37' 40" E., 80.00 feet from the NE. Corner of Lot 422, "Ridgewood Estates Subdivision" as recorded in Liber 61 of plats, Pages 18 and 18C of the Oakland County records; thence N. 02° 37' 40" W., 260.00 feet; thence N. 87° 22' 00" E., 125.00 feet; thence S. 02° 37' 40" E., 260.00 feet; thence S. 87° 22' 00"W., 125.00 feet to the point of beginning.  Containing 32,500 square feet or 0.746 acres.
Property ID # 52-25-32-176-025.

Rezoning applications can be reviewed at Community & Economic Development, 14300 Oak Park Blvd., during regular business hours. The public may appear at the Public Hearing in person or by counsel.  Written comments may be sent to the City of Oak Park Planning Commission, 14300 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, MI 48237, and must be received prior to the Public Hearing.


Ed Norris, City Clerk
City of Oak Park



Master Plan
The City of Oak Park Planning Department developed a City Master Plan that creates a clear set of objectives and provide direction for development and enhancement of the City over the next five years. Areas of focus include land use, community facilities, recreation, complete streets, and priority development sites.

The City worked closely with the general public, City staff, the Recreation Department, the Oak Park Library, Planning Commission and the City Council to develop the City Master Plan.

The plan is now complete and approved by the Planning Commission.  To view the plan please click here.

Planning Commission Meetings

The Planning Commission regularly meets on the second Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall located at 14000 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, Mich.
City of Oak Park Important Application Dates and Meeting Schedule

Meeting Minutes
              October 10, 2016
              November 14, 2016
              March 13, 2017
              April 24, 2017

The nine member Planning Commission provides citizen review and recommendations on planning-related matters to the City Council.  The Planning Commission is responsible for the preparation and adoption of the City Master Plan and advises City Council on the Zoning Ordinance and development proposals the Planning Commission has reviewed.  The Planning Commission meets on the second Monday of the month.

For more information about the Planning Commission, visit Planning Commission.

Helpful Forms - Planning:

Liquor License Application
Massage Facility License

Outdoor Dining Application
Rezoning Application
Sign Permit Application
Site Plan Application
Temporary Sign Permit

Useful Planning Documents

Future Land Use Map

Master Plan
Sign Regulations
Site Plan Review Application
Zoning Board of Appeals Application
Zoning Ordinance
Zoning Ordinance Map

Planning Publications
Business Assistance Guide
Garage/Shed Construction
Group Home Day Care (Children)
Home-Based Business Regulations
Medical Marijuana FAQ
Political Sign Regulations
Vehicle Dealer License Regulations