Planning Commission


Statute(s)

Public Act 33 of 2008, Michigan Planning Enabling Act
Ordinance. Appendix A – Zoning, Article XXIII. Planning Commission of the Code of Ordinances.



Appointing Authority

Mayor



Composition
There are nine Commissioners, including six of whom shall be representatives, insofar as possible, of different professions or occupations and three ex-officio members will include the Mayor, a City Council representative appointed by City Council and the City Manager.



Terms
The Commissioners serve three year terms expiring on August 31.



Meeting Dates and Times
The Commission meets the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
To download Important Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines click here.



Meeting Location
City Hall
City of Oak Park
14000 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237



Purpose
Prepare and maintain a master plan for the physical development of the City. Review and make recommendations to the City Council regarding adoption of zoning ordinances and subsequent amendments thereto. Review and make recommendations to the City Council regarding special land uses in accordance with Article XIX of this ordinance. Review and approve site plans in accordance with section 1725 of this ordinance. Review and make recommendation to the City Council regarding preliminary plat review of subdivisions proposed under P.A. 288 of 1967 as amended. Prepare and maintain a six-year capital improvements program. Review and approval of proposed public works projects, including the removal, location, widening, narrowing, vacating, abandonment, change of use, or extension of streets, alleys, grounds, open spaces, building, public utilities and terminals. Conduct necessary public hearings as required by law regarding matters before the Commission for review, recommendations or approval. The City’s Planning Commission shall perform any and all acts as required by State law.



Actively Serving Members

The following individuals are active members of this Board:
Joe Brown, Co-Chairperson
Carolyn Burns, Mayor Pro Tem
Michael Eizelman
Marian McClellan, Mayor
Michael Seligson
Howard Tkatch
Gary Torgow, Chairperson
Erik Tungate, City Manager 
Marie Walters-Gill
vacancies - none

Staff Liaisons: Kim Marrone, Manager of Community and Economic Development
Kevin Rulkowski, City Planner
Recording Secretary: Ed Norris, City Clerk



Events and Activities



By-Laws
Yes



Rules of Procedure
Yes, included in the By-Laws.



Agendas
Planning Commission Meeting Agenda October 10, 2016
Planning Commission Meeting Agenda September 12, 2016

Planning Commission Meeting Agenda August 8,
2016
Planning Commission Meeting Agenda March 13, 2017



Meeting Minutes
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes January 11, 2016
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes March 14, 2016
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes April 11, 2016
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes May 9, 2016
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes August 8, 2016
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes September 12, 2016
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes October 10, 2016
Planning Commission Meeting Minutes November 14, 2016




Public Notices


NOTICE
THE PLANNING COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING
OF JANUARY 9, 2017

HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Planning Commission scheduled for Monday, January 9, 2017
has been cancelled due to the lack of scheduled business.
 Notice of the above canceled meeting is given in compliance with the Charter, Section 7.2, and with
provisions of Public Act No. 267 of 1976, as amended.