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    Authority City Code Sec. 5.291 et. seq.
    MCLA 125.33
    Purpose The Commission performs such functions as preparing and adopting a plan for the physical development of the City.  The Commission implements the plan through administration of the City's zoning and subdivision codes, and recommends amendments to the zoning ordinance to the City Commission.  The Planning Commission may appoint employees necessary to accomplish its work.  The employees are subject to the same provisions governing other City employees.  The Planning Commission may also contract with City planners, engineers, architects, and other consultants for services.  The Commission consists of nine (9) members who represent different professions and occupations and provide a wide range of citizen interests in land development issues.  Members may hold no other municipal office except one member may serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals.
    Appointment Commission members are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Commission on the first Monday in January.
    Residency requirement

    Yes; however, the Mayor may appoint one (1) non-resident to the Commission.

    Term Each member's term is for three (3) years. A member may serve a maximum of nine (9) years or three (3) consecutive terms, whichever is longer.

    The Commission meets at the Development Center, 1120 Monroe Avenue, NW at 1:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

    Current Annual Meeting Schedule. ​
    Meeting Agenda and Minutes.

    Meeting Notices

    Compensation None.
    Liaison Suzanne Schulz, Planning Director, 456-4598
    Current members & term end

    Tim Kelly

    Walter Brame​
    Thomas Koetsier​
    Darel Ross​

    ​Paul Rozeboom

    Paola Mendivil

    James Davis
    Kyle Van Strien​

    ​Eric Treur