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Planning Commission

The City of Northville Planning Commission is empowered by City Council and is given the authority to establish procedures, standards and administrative rules whereby applicants are required to submit for review and approval a site development plan, to minimize the possibility that a particular development may have on the adjacent property, and further to ensure proper relationships between the development features as they relate to: traffic safety, service roads, driveways, parking areas, accessory buildings and uses and open spaces.

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 Sign Permit Application  
 Special Land Use Application
 Petition for Change of Zoning  
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 Pre-Application Meeting Request

This application is for prospective applicants that wish to request a meeting with the City's Planning Consultant.  Pre-application conferences are encouraged in order to familiarize applicants with the zoning ordinance requirements for their potential project prior to applying to the Planning Commission for project review and approval.

 Development Review Fee Schedule

Click here for more information on Procedures to Appear before the Planning Commission.

More information on the Planning Commission is available in the Government section of our website.

Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITY OF NORTHVILLE

 Draft Text Amendments to update Section 25.04 of the Zoning Ordinance

The City of Northville Planning Commission has prepared draft text amendments to update Section 25.04 of the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to the criteria used by the Board of Zoning Appeals to evaluate a dimensional variance request. The proposed language will reduce the number of criteria, remove redundant language, and add examples to illustrate self-created situations.

The proposed text amendments will be considered at a public hearing conducted by the Planning Commission on May 19, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the City of Northville Municipal Building – Council Chambers, 215 West Main Street, Northville, Michigan, 48167, 248-449-9902. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public input on these proposed changes. The complete text of the draft amendments can be reviewed at the City Hall during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or on the City’s website at www.ci.northville.mi.us (go to Services/Building Department/Planning Commission). Written comments will also be received at the above address.

CRAIG STRONG, BUILDING OFFICIAL DIANNE MASSA, CITY CLERK

Posted: 4/16/15

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITY OF NORTHVILLE

 Amendments - Accessory Structures and Garden Ornaments
 Amendments - Performance Related Industrial District No. 1 (PR-1)

The City of Northville Planning Commission has prepared draft text amendments to update several sections of the Zoning Ordinance:

• Article 13, Performance Regulated Industrial District No. 1 (PR-1), Section 13.02 to add the manufacture and accessory sale of cider and associated products, wine, and brewed beverages produced on site as a permitted use in the district; and

• Section 18.04, Accessory Buildings, and Section 18.11 General Exceptions, to allow garden ornaments that meet the size/height limits in the front yard of a lot. A definition of ‘garden ornament’ is a proposed addition to Section 26.01, Definitions.

The proposed text amendments will be considered at a public hearing conducted by the Planning Commission on June 2, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the City of Northville Municipal Building – Council Chambers, 215 West Main Street, Northville, Michigan, 48167, 248-449-9902. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public input on these proposed changes. The complete text of the draft amendments can be reviewed at the Building Department during normal business hours of Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or on the City’s website at www.ci.northville.mi.us (go to Services, Building Department, Planning Commission – scroll to proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments). Written comments accepted at the above address.

CRAIG STRONG, BUILDING OFFICIAL
DIANNE MASSA, CITY CLERK

DATED: May 14, 2015

 

 
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