The Planning Commission is a division of the Planning & Economic Development Department. The Planning & Economic Development Director is the administrator of the Planning Commission.
Meetings & Hearings
- 7 p.m.
- Generally the Second Thursday of every month
- City Hall
36725 Division Road
Richmond, MI 48062
December 17, 2018
January 10, 2019
|January 21, 2019||February 14, 2019|
|February 18, 2019||March 14, 2019|
|March 18, 2019||April 11, 2019|
|April 15, 2019||May 9, 2019|
|May 20, 2019||June 13, 2019|
|June 17, 2019||July 11, 2019|
|July 15, 2019||August 8, 2019|
|August 19, 2019||September 12, 2019|
|September 16, 2019||October 10, 2019|
|October 21, 2019||November 14, 2019|
|November 18, 2019||December 12, 2019|
Meetings are immediately following the Board of Zoning Appeals meetings. Notices of Planning Commission public hearings are displayed as classified legal advertisements in the North Macomb Voice newspaper prior to the public hearing date in accordance with applicable law.
When applying for Rezonings, Special Use Permits, and Site Plan Reviews the City of Richmond recommends scheduling a Pre-Application Meeting with the Planning & Economic Development Director. Pre-Application meetings are a great way to see if there are any issues prior to applying for Planning Commission consideration.
Richmond's Planning Commission plays an important role in land use decisions for the city. The Planning Commission advises the City Council on all matters related to the orderly growth and development of the City of Richmond. The responsibilities of the Planning Commission include:
- Considering and making recommendations on updates and amendments to the Master Plan and Zoning Ordinance
- Advising the City Council on Master Plan amendments, changes, or additions to the Zoning Ordinance
- Reviewing site plans, special land use requests, and planned unit developments for compliance with the Zoning Ordinance
Agendas & Minutes
The Planning Commission is made up of seven members of the community plus the city manager and the mayor, for a total of nine voting members. The seven citizen members are appointed to three-year staggered terms commencing on July 1, and the city manager and mayor serve by virtue of their respective offices. The citizen members are appointed by the mayor subject to confirmation by the City Council.