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, Secretary, and an Ordinance Enforcement Officer. The department is responsible for administering the Zoning Ordinance and implementing the Township Master Land Use Plan.

Master Plan Updates:

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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VanKal Properties Settlement
Posted on August 15, 2017

Notice of Township Special Board Meeting
Posted on August 11, 2017

Township Board Meeting Cancelled
Posted on August 11, 2017

DDA – Material from 07/12/2017 Open House
Posted on July 18, 2017

Video Interview on Rural Character Preservation Strategy
Posted on July 14, 2017

Michigan Supreme Court Ruling on Oshtemo Authority
Posted on June 16, 2017

Music in the Park
Posted on June 8, 2017

Movies in the Park
Posted on June 8, 2017

2017 MDOT Construction/Paving Map
Posted on June 2, 2017

Yoga in the Park
Posted on May 23, 2017