The Planning Department is responsible for guiding, directing, and reviewing land use development activities within Oshtemo Township. The department serves as Staff to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Downtown Development Area Board, Parks Board, and is actively involved with the Township Board.

The Planning Department consists of a Planning Director, Zoning Administrator, and Secretary. The department is responsible for administering the Zoning Ordinance and implementing the Township Master Land Use Plan.

2017 Master Plan Update

2011 Master Plan

DepartmentĀ Annual Reports:

 

In addition, the department provides assistance and information in the following areas:

Ben Clark, Zoning Administrator

  • Review of all development proposals
  • Zoning Ordinance provisions
  • Rezoning requests
  • Land divisions
  • Master land use planning functions for the Township
  • Water and sewer extensions
  • Sign permits
  • Economic development
  • Demographic information

The department also responds to requests for information from residents, developers, and others and works closely with the other departments, engineer consulting firm and other County and State agencies.

Linda Potok, Secretary

Planning Documents and Forms you may find helpful:

Planning Staff includes:

OFFICE

7275 W. Main Street,
Kalamazoo, MIĀ  49009

TELEPHONE

269 216-5223

FAX

269 375-7180

MAIL

7275 W. Main St
Kalamazoo MI 49009

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