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Planning Commission 
The Planning Commission is established by the township board of any township may create, by ordinance, a township planning commission with power to make, adopt, extend, add to or otherwise amend, and to carry out plans for the unincorporated portions of the township as provided in this act. The Planning Commission is comprised of 9  members, who shall be representative of major interests as they exist in the township, such as agriculture, recreation, education, public health, government, commerce, transportation and industry. One member of the township board shall be an ex officio member of the planning commission.  All members of the planning commission shall be appointed by the township supervisor with the approval of the township board, for a term of 3 years, with the exception of the ex officio member, whose term expires with his or her term on the township board. Members of the planning commission may be compensated for their services as provided by the township board.
Cindy Selden-     Chairman
Sue Vanlente -    Secretary
Ross Schneider - Vice Chairman    
Bill Stegenga
Hope Partlow
Tony Dixon
Marcy Lay

 Current Applications

Pending Amendments

Township Master Plan

Meeting Dates


Meetings are at 7:00 PM


Year 2018


January 3

March 7

June 6

September 5

December 5




The Planning Commission may schedule additional meetings and public hearings as needed or requested.