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Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a nine-member citizen advisory board, whose task is to guide the physical development of the City and advise the City Commission on a suggested policy for growth. Members are appointed by the City Commission and serve staggered three-year terms without pay.

Meeting Information

The Planning Commission meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. All meetings are held at 7 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers at Mt. Pleasant City Hall, 320 W. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant.

Please call 989-779-5347 if you need additional information.

  • Upcoming Meeting Agenda
  • Upcoming Meeting Packet
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Video On Demand
  • 2017 Annual Report
  • *The January 3, 2019 Planning Commission meeting has been canceled.”

    Submission Deadlines and Meeting Dates for 2018
    Submission Deadline
    Meeting Date
    December 11, 2017
    January 4, 2018
    January 8
    February 1
    February 5
    March 1
    March 12
    April 5
    April 9
    May 3
    May 14
    June 7 - Canceled
    June 4
    June 28
    July 9
    August 2
    August 13
    September 6
    September 10
    October 4- Canceled
    October 8
    November 1
    November 12 13th at noon
    December 6
    December 10
    January 3, 2019- Canceled
    January 14, 2019
    February 7, 2019

Meetings can also be viewed on Channel 188 as follows:

Live: 1st Thursday monthly, 7 p.m.

Rebroadcast: Daily at 7 a.m. and Tuesday at 8 p.m. (for two weeks following the meeting)

It is recommended that citizens not contact individual Planning Commission members with concerns about specific issues, particularly requests for rezoning or special use permits, because of the potential for conflict of interest. Citizens should consider one of the following avenues to address their concerns:

  1. Attend the public hearing on the issue so that everyone (Planning Commission members and citizens) can equally receive the benefit of each other's concerns or insight.
  2. Submit concerns in writing to City Planner, 320 W. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858. Copies of all correspondence are provided to Planning Commission members.

Specific questions on any zoning issue can always be directed to the Community Development office at 989-779-5347.