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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.

 Site Plan Application  
 Sign Permit Application  
 Special Land Use Application
 Petition for Change of Zoning  
     Master Plan

 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

Information will be posted soon.


The City of Northville has prepared draft overlay zoning ordinance amendments for a portion of Cady Street. The boundaries of a new overlay zoning district are described in the zoning map below. The proposed modification will allow Central Business District (CBD) and first floor residential uses along Cady Street. New regulations for building height up to 5 stories, setbacks, landscaping, and parking are also proposed. A draft of the proposed ordinance is available through the Building Department during normal business hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and is also available on the City’s website.

Map - Cady Overlay
 Click here for a PDF version of the map. 
Use the PDF zoom tools to see a detailed view.

The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on these draft zoning amendments on September 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the City of Northville Municipal Building - Council Chambers, 215 W. Main Street, Northville, Michigan, 48167, 248-449-9902. The purpose of the public hearing will be to receive public input on the proposed amendments. Written comments will also be accepted at the above address.

 Revised Cady Street Overlay
 Cady Street Overlay Proposed Ordinance Amendment





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