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.

Master Plan Updates:

**Update**

The draft Master Plan is available for public comment and can be found HEREAny comments should be submitted to the attention of the Chairperson of the Planning Commission, by e-mail to gro.omethso@notsnhojj, or in writing to Oshtemo Township Hall, 7275 West Main St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009.

Department Updates:

 

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, MI  49009

TELEPHONE

269 216-5223

FAX

269 375-7180

MAIL

7275 W. Main St
Kalamazoo MI 49009

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Notice Board

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Cancelled
Posted on October 18, 2017

2018-2023 Capital Improvement Plan (Draft)
Posted on October 18, 2017

DDA Open House Material 10/5/2017
Posted on October 13, 2017

9th Street Lane Closure
Posted on October 12, 2017

2018 Township Budget Proposal (DRAFT)
Posted on October 10, 2017

Sewer Project on KL Avenue
Posted on October 6, 2017

Coat Drive at Township Hall
Posted on September 29, 2017

BTR Park 2.0 Project Update
Posted on September 22, 2017

New Interactive Township Map
Posted on September 15, 2017

Township Board Special Meeting 9/22/2017
Posted on September 15, 2017