Nondiscrimination Statement

"In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal."

The Planning Commission

The planning Commission meets monthly on the third Tuesday, 7 pm at the Union Township Hall, 2010 S Lincoln Rd, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858.  Schedule 

Planning Commission Authorities and Responsibilities:

·     Shall make and adopt a basic plan as a guide for the development of the unincorporated portions of the township.

·     Shall approve/deny construction, location and character of streets, squares, parks or other public ways, grounds or open space, or public buildings and structures.

·     Capital improvements planning

The township board may designate the powers of a zoning board to a planning commission, including making recommendations as to a zoning plan, districts and ordinance, and, per the township's ordinance, approving special land uses, planned unit developments and site plans.

Established By:
The township board of any township may create, by ordinance, a township planning commission with power to make, adopt, extend, add to or otherwise amend, and to carry out plans for the unincorporated portions of the township as provided in this act. Click here for sample planning commission ordinances.

Membership:
5, 7 or 9 members, who must be representative of important segments of the community, such as the economic, governmental, educational, and social development of the local unit of government, in accordance with the major interests as they exist in the local unit of government, such as agriculture, natural resources, recreation, education, public health, government, transportation, industry, and commerce. The membership must also be representative of the entire geography of the local unit of government to the extent practicable.

Members of a planning commission must be qualified electors of the township, except one planning commission member may be individual who is not a qualified elector. (To be a qualified elector, a person must be 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen, and have lived in the township at least 30 days. Property ownership is NOT required).

One member of the township board shall be an ex officio member of the planning commission.

All members of the planning commission shall be appointed by the township supervisor with the approval of the township board, for a term of 3 years, with the exception of the ex officio member, whose term expires with his or her term on the township board.

Compensation to Members:
Members of the planning commission may be compensated for their services as provided by the township board.

OMA/FOIA Status:
Public body subject to Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act.

- From Michigan Townships Association, Jan 2013

 

Packets

2016 Planning Commission Packets

January 19, February 16March 15, April 5, April 19, May 9 special,May 17, May 31 special,June 21, July 19, August 16, August 30 (Special), September 20

2015 Planning Commission Packets

January 20,  March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 15

2014 Planning Commission Packets

January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, Aug 19, Sept 16  Oct 21


2013 Planning Commission Packets

January 16, February 20, February 20 additional material, March 19, April 16,    (Reduced File size for April 16)April 16 additional materials, April 23 Special Meeting (Site Plan size corrected), May 21 - No Meeting, June 18, June 18 Revised Packet, July 16 PacketAugust 6 Special Meeting Revision 1, August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17


2012 Planning Commission Packets

January 18, February 15March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 19, November 21 CANCELED, December 19


2011 Planning Commission Packets

January 19, February 16March 16, April 20May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 21 (no meeting) 


2010 Planning Commission Packets

January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18September 15October 20November 17, December 15


2009 Planning Commission Packets

January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16

Members

PLANNING COMMISSION

C. Alex Fuller, Secretary * 2-15-17

834 E. Pickard

772-1926

John Zerbe * 2-15-18

419 E. Pickard Rd.

989-400-9248 (H)

Dwayne Strachan * 2-15-18

2153 Cobblestone Ct.

989-546-7438

Bryan Mielke * 2-15-18

3791 GreenAcre Drive

772-7482 (H) 773-1201 (W)

Norman Woerle * 11-20-20

5685 Carriage Ln.

773-6271

Erik Robinette * 2-15-18

5100 Bridle Ln.

989-621-8367 (H)

Philip Squattrito, Chair * 2-15-17

1797 James Ct.

772-5450 (H) 774-4407 (W)

Ryan Buckley* 2-15-19

3978 McGuirk

(989) 774-1489(W)

Denise Webster*2-15-20

3767 Greenacres Dr.

(989)317-3770 

Apply for the Planning Commission

Submission Deadlines for Special Use Permit (SUP) Rezone (REZ) Home Occupation Permit (HOP) & Site Plan Review (SPR)

 

 Planning Commission 2017 Meeting Schedule
 Submission
 Deadline
 Meeting
 Date
 SUP / REZ / HOP BY 4:00 PM
 12/27/2016 1/17/2017
 1/31/2017 2/21/2017
 2/28/2017 3/21/2017
 3/28/2017 4/18/2017
 4/25/2017 5/16/2017
 5/30/2017 6/20/2017
 6/27/2017 7/18/2017
 7/25/2017 8/15/2017
 8/29/2017 9/19/2017
 9/26/2017 10/17/2017
 10/31/2017 11/21/2017
 11/28/2017 12/19/2017
 12/26/2017 1/16/2018
 Submission 
Deadline
 Meeting
Date
SPR BY 4:00 PM 
 1/3/2017  1/17/2017
 2/17/2017 2/21/2017
3/7/2017 3/21/2017
4/4/2017 4/18/2017
5/2/2017 5/16/2017
6/6/2017 6/20/2017
 7/3/2017 7/18/2017
8/1/2017 8/15/2017
9/5/2017 9/19/2017
10/3/2017 10/17/2017
10/7/2017 11/21/2017
12/5/2017 12/19/2017