Planning Commission

Background Information
The Planning Commission promotes public interest in and understanding of the Master Plan or Comprehensive Development Plan and to that end may publish and distribute copies of the Master Plan or Comprehensive Development Plan or of any report and may employ such other means of publicity and education as it may determine. Members of the Commission, when duly authorized by the Commission, may attend city planning conferences or meetings of city planning institutes, or hearings upon pending city planning legislation, and the Commission may, by resolution spread upon its minutes, pay the reasonable traveling expenses incident to such attendance.

The City of Lincoln Park will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed material being considered at the meeting to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon ten (10) days prior notice to the City of Lincoln Park. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City of Lincoln Park by writing or calling the following: The Building Department, 1355 Southfield Road, Lincoln Park, MI 48146 (313) 386-1800 Ext. 1296 or 1299.

Master Plan
2019 Master Plan
2019 Master Plan - Executive Summary

Annual Reports
2023 Annual Report
2022 Annual Report
2021 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report
2018 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report

Contact Information

Liz Gunden
Planner of Record, City of Lincoln Park
Beckett&Raeder, Inc.
535 West William St, Suite 101
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 239-6616

Desired Traits for Appointees
Below are the desired skills and traits that are helpful, though not required, for successful appointees to the Planning Commission:
  • Background in land use planning and/or engineering
  • Background of community involvement
  • Experience with business ownership Interest in neighborhood and community issues Interest in historical preservation Interest in natural resource preservation
  • Knowledge of real estate acquisition, development, and/or law
  • Willingness and ability to commit to the requirements of the position

Meeting Information
The Planning Commission will meet on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the John A. Aloisi Council Chambers located on the second floor of Lincoln Park City Hall at 1355 Southfield. 

2024 Tentative Meeting Schedule
January 10
February 14
March 13
April 10
May 08
June 12
July 10
August 14
September 11
October 09
November 13
December 11

Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes can be found here

Planning Commission Fee Schedule
Applicants must be received 30 days prior to meeting date.
Administration fee $300.00 (non-refundable)
Site plan review escrow $2250.00 (unused monies will be refunded)
Special use approval escrow $600.00 (non-refundable)
Rezoning escrow $600.00 (non-refundable)

**All fees are required to accompany applications and plans prior to the meeting.

Application For Site Plan Review
Site Plan Review Checklist
Application For Special Use Approval
Petition for Rezoning
Request For Pre Application Meeting