Planning Commission

 

   

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 Agenda
              September 11, 2017
              August 14 , 2017
              July 10 , 2017
              June 12, 2017
Meeting Minutes
              October 10, 2016
              November 14, 2016
              March 13, 2017
              April 24, 2017
              May 8, 2017
              June 12, 2017
              July 10, 2017
              August 14, 2017 - cancelled due to lack of quorum

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.

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
OAK PARK PLANNING COMMISSION
Notice is hereby given that the City of Oak Park Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, September 11, 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 hearing is to consider text amendments to Article XIII, PMF, Planned Multi-Family Districts.  The proposed text amendments to this district would allow for greater flexibility in the standards for required setbacks and screening. 
A complete copy of the text amendment may be examined at the offices of the Department of Technical and Planning Services, 14300 Oak Park Blvd., during regular business hours, prior to the hearing.  Written communications should be addressed to: Chairperson, Planning Commission, 14300 Oak Park Boulevard, Oak Park, Michigan, 48237, and must be received before the date of the hearing.  This notice is published pursuant to the requirements of Michigan Public Act 110 of 2006, the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act.

 T. Edwin Norris, City Clerk 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
OAK PARK PLANNING COMMISSION
SPECIAL LAND USE REQUEST
Notice is hereby given that the City of Oak Park Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, September 11, 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 request submitted by Union Joints, 12700 W. Eight Mile Road, for Special Land Use approval for a Restaurant that serves Alcoholic Liquors.  The property is zoned PTRED, Planned Technical, Research, Education Development District.  Property ID 52-25-32-376-031.
Project 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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
OAK PARK PLANNING COMMISSION
PLANNED MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SITE PLAN
Notice is hereby given that the City of Oak Park Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, September 11, 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 request submitted by Spero Housing Group and Southwest Housing Solutions on a Planned Multi-Family Development Site Plan for 64 attached multi-family residential units to be located at 21111-21435 Coolidge Highway.  Property Identification numbers 52-25-31-484-011 through 52-25-31-484-066.  
A copy of the Planned Multi-Family Development Site Plan application 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

 



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 - 1996
Master Plan - 2017

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
Political Sign Regulations
Vehicle Dealer License Regulations