The Oak Park Planning Commission is created under Act 285, Public Acts 1931 and City Ordinance. It is the responsibility of the planning commission to guide community development. The planning commission also makes recommendations on zoning and other land controls as well as updating the Master Plan.
Request For Proposal
The Cities of Oak Park, Huntington Woods and Berkley have received a grant from SEMCOG to study Eleven Mile and Coolidge Corridors. The project is a request for services to provide planning services for a multi community project. To see more details on the project and the Request For Proposal please click here.
|Complete Streets Plan
The Oak Park Planning Commission adopted a new Complete Streets Plan at their August 2018 meeting. The plan is intended to consider all forms of transportation and abilities when planning for future street projects. The plan will be a living document and updated when needed. To view the Complete Streets Plan please click here.
Site Plan Approval
|Site Plan involves a detailed and technical review of a site plan. The review will include the location of buildings, layout of a site, pedestrian and vehicular circulation and access, landscaping, parking, screening etc., as well as conformance with existing master planning documents.
Conceptual Site Review The staff encourages you to do a conceptual site review. This service is Free of charge and helps to expedite the approval process. Please contact the City Planner at (248)691-7450 to schedule a meeting or call the Economic Development Director at (248)691-7404.
Site Plan Approval Ordinance
Site Plan Application
Site Plan Review Checklist
Site Plan Review Flowchart
Planning Commission Meetings
The Planning Commission regularly meets on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall located at 14000 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, Mich.
Planning Commission Meeting Schedule 2018
January 8, 2018 - No meeting, lack of business
February 12, 2018
March 12, 2018
April 9, 2018
May 14, 2018 - No Meeting, lack of business
June 11, 2018 - No meeting, lack of business
July 16, 2018 - No meeting, lack of business
August 13, 2018
September 10, 2018 - No meeting, lack of business
October 8, 2018
November 12, 2018
December 10, 2018
March 13, 2017
April 24, 2017
May 8, 2017
June 12, 2017
July 10, 2017
August 14, 2017 - cancelled due to lack of quorum
September 11, 2017
October 9, 2017
November 13, 2017 *PLEASE NOTE THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD AT 6 P.M.
December 11, 2017
The nine member Planning Commission provides citizen review and recommendations on planning-related matters to the City Council. The Planning Commission is responsible for the preparation and adoption of the City Master Plan and advises City Council on the Zoning Ordinance and development proposals the Planning Commission has reviewed. The Planning Commission meets on the second Monday of the month.
For more information about the Planning Commission, visit Planning Commission.
Helpful Forms and Links - Planning:
Liquor License Application
Massage Facility License
Outdoor Dining Application
Sign Permit Application
Site Plan Application
Temporary Sign Permit
Useful Planning Documents
Complete Streets Plan
Future Land Use Map
Master Plan - 1996
Master Plan - 2017
Site Plan Review Application
Zoning Board of Appeals Application
Zoning Ordinance Map
Business Assistance Guide
Group Home Day Care (Children)
Home-Based Business Regulations
Political Sign Regulations
Vehicle Dealer License Regulations