Planning and Zoning

Department Overview
The Planning Department provides support and recommendations to the Planning Commission, Township Board, and the Zoning Board of Appeals to assist in making land use and development decisions for the Township.   The Planning Department is responsible for:

  • Review of site plans, subdivisions, rezoning and planned unit developments
  • Review of wall signs, ground signs, community special event signs, temporary signs, contractor signs
  • Administration and amendments to the Zoning Ordinance
  • Development and implementation of the Townships Master Plan
  • Administration of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
  • Review of variance requests, zoning appeals, and zoning interpretation request







Planning & Zoning Contacts & Hours
Gordon Bowdell, (Building Director) Planning & Zoning Manager | (248) 451-4895
Patricia Lake, Project & Permit Specialist (Planning Commission) | (248) 451-4811
Tricia Belcher, Project & Permit Specialist (ZBA) | (248) 451-4884
Stacey Folbe, Sr. Development Clerk | (248) 451-4818

Office Hours | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm | Monday - Friday
Phone | (248) 451-4818
Fax | (248) 451-4871                         
Email | askplanning @wbtownship.org