Pre-Application Meeting Request with City Planner

Applicants are encouraged to request a pre-application conference with the City's Planning Consultant. This conference will familiarize applicants with the zoning ordinance requirements for their potential project prior to applying to the Planning Commission for project review and approval.

Effective 11/30/20, City Hall will be open by appointment only.  Follow the instructions on the application for submission requirements.  Application packets may be submitted using the 24-hour drop box.  For in-person application submissions, please call 248-449-9902 or email the Building Clerk for an appointment



Planning Commission Applications

Choose a folder below to find the applications for your proposed project or development.

Effective 11/30/20, City Hall will be open by appointment only.  Follow the instructions on the application for submission requirements.  
Application packets may be submitted using the 24-hour drop box.  For in-person application submissions, please call 248-449-9902 or email the Building Clerk for an appointment


Planned Unit Development (PUD) Applications and Fees
Planned Unit Development (PUD)
 
Planned Unit Development (PUD) is provided as a design and planning option, intended to permit flexibility in the regulation of land development; to encourage innovation in land use, form of ownership (such as site condominiums) and variety in design, layout, and type of structures constructed; to preserve significant natural, historical, and architectural features and open space; to promote efficient provision of public services and utilities; to minimize adverse traffic impacts; to provide adequate housing and employment; to encourage development of convenient recreational facilities; and to encourage the use and improvement of existing sites or existing buildings when the uniform regulations contained in other zoning districts alone do not provide adequate protection and safeguards for the site or its surrounding areas or flexibility to consider adaptive re-use of existing structures.

Planned Unit Development is addressed in Article 20 of the Zoning Ordinance. 

Required PUD Applications 
Site Development Plan Applications and Fees
Site Development Plan

The Site Plan ordinance establishes procedures for approval authorities and standards for the review and approval of site plan applications. 
Its intent is to improve the environmental quality of developments in the City of Northville, minimize the possibility that a particular development may have an adverse effect upon adjacent property, and 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. 

City Council empowers the Planning Commission authority to establish procedures, standards and administrative rules for site plan approval. 
Site Plan Procedures and Application is addressed in Article 19 of the Zoning Ordinance


Site Development Plan Applications

Applicants are encouraged to request a pre-application conference with the City's Planning Consultant. This conference will familiarize applicants with the zoning ordinance requirements for their potential project prior to applying to the Planning Commission for project review and approval.

Special Land Use Applications and Fees
Special Land Use
 
Special land uses are considered to be more intense, or potentially more disruptive, compared to the various uses in a particular Zoning District which are permitted by right. 

The uses classified as special land uses vary by District and are listed in the regulations of each Zoning District. These provisions encourage cooperation and consultation between the City and the applicant to facilitate development in accordance with the City’s land use objectives. 

An approved special land use shall be considered a conforming use permitted in the District at the specific site where it is located.  Special Land Use is addressed in Article 16 of the Zoning Ordinance


Special Land Use Applications

Applicants are encouraged to request a pre-application conference with the City's Planning Consultant. This conference will familiarize applicants with the zoning ordinance requirements for their potential project prior to applying to the Planning Commission for project review and approval.