The Planning Commission is responsible for creating a master plan for the physical development of the city; prepares comprehensive programs for capital improvements; reviews rezoning requests, site plans, subdivisions, special use permits and other land use applications; reviews the widening and extension of streets, the development of parks and other public improvements; develops new zoning standards; and ensures that the standards of appropriate environmental protection legislation are applied. The Commission consists of nine members who serve three-year terms and meet twice monthly. View Planning Commission By-Laws (PDF).
Meetings take place on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month @ 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
54B District Court, Courtroom 2
101 Linden St.
East Lansing, MI 48823
A public hearing (PDF) will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the 54B District Court, Courtroom 2, 101 Linden Street:
To consider an application from JRS Properties, LLC, for a Special Use Modification approval for the property at 1310 Abbot Road. The applicant is proposing to convert the open space patio to an enclosed patio thereby increasing the occupancy by approximately 20 persons. This property is zoned B2, Retail Sales Business.
Meeting Coverage (Online and Television)
Gavel-to-gavel coverage of Planning Commission regular meetings are available online and on WELG (Ch. 22). The following options are available:
Video recordings of Planning Commission regular meetings are available online @ www.cityofeastlansing.com/meetings. The meetings are streamed live, archived online and available via an on-demand playback option. The meetings can be viewed by agenda item and are keyword searchable within 24 hours of the meeting.
Televised recordings of Planning Commission regular meetings are shown live and replayed for Comcast customers on WELG (Ch. 22). In addition, a streamed feed of WELG (Ch. 22) is available online @ Ustream.