Planning Division

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Overview

The Planning Division ensures that the long-range land use planning for the Township follows the defined goals of the community through review of all development activity. It provides professional administrative staff to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Design Review Board. Administrative duties include preparation of agendas, coordination of reviews and public notification. Additional staff duties are site development inspection, review of construction permits for zoning ordinance compliance, site plan review, design and sign review and processing of all rezoning and lot split requests.

Zoning Board of Appeals, Site Plan Review and Design Review Board applications are all filed with the Planning Division.  Applications for Lot Splits and Rezoning Requests are also submitted initially to the Planning Division.

The Planning Division is located with the Planning, Building & Ordinance Department in the lower level of the Township Hall.

Staff

Development Coordinator Planner – Andrea Bibby

  • Central Michigan University – Bachelor of Science
  • Eastern Michigan University – Masters of Urban and Regional Planning

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Michigan Association of Planning

The Development Coordinator Planner assists the Planning Building & Ordinance Director in meeting with property owners, developers and architects to review zoning, land use and development proposals in compliance with Township’s ordinances and policies; reviews construction documents for compliance with Township Board approvals for permit issuance; and offers assistance on all planning related matters for review by the Design Review Board, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Township Board.

Andrea Bibby
   

Assistant Planner – Jennifer MacDonald

  • Michigan State University – Bachelor of Science

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Michigan Association of Planning

The Assistant Planner provides information and assistance to the public on planning-related matters regarding zoning, land use, and current projects; and assists the Planning, Building & Ordinance Director in accepting and processing applications to the Design Review Board, Planning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Jennifer MacDonald