Community Organization/Block Club Registry

Block Clubs and/or community organizations who wish to receive public hearing notices of the City Planning Commission's rezoning considerations in your area, City Planning Commission meeting agendas, and Community Development Block Grant information, please complete the Community Organization/Block Club Registry form and return it to LegislativePolicy@detroitmi.gov so that your information can be added to the registry; or mail it to City Planning Commission, Coleman Young Municipal Center, Two Woodward Ave., Suite 208, Detroit, MI  48226.

City Planning Commission Members

The City Planning Commission consists of nine (9) members who are appointed by the City Council to three-year terms. Members serve without pay and must be residents of Detroit. The Commission provides recommendations to the City Council on the physical, social and economic development of the City including the Five-Year Capital Agenda, Master Plan, and other proposals and ordinances for the regulation of development and land use, as required by the City Charter. The City Council may adopt the recommendations or reject them.


The following documents are available for your information:


City Planning Commission By-Laws

Zoning Classifications

Zoning Ordinance

     Current Zoning Ordinance: Chapter 61 of the Detroit City Code (October 14, 2018)

     Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment (urban livestock, urban agriculture, and storage and killing of poultry)

     Proposed Master Plan amendment related to permitting the establishment of small-scale and large-scale agriculture uses

Community Development Block Grant-Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (CDBG-NOF)

     2018-19 CDBG-NOF Funding Recommendations

     Notice of Public Hearings for CDBG-NOF Funding Recommendations

2018 Meetings
The regular meetings of the City Planning Commission (CPC) are usually held on the first and third Thursday of the month, except where otherwise noted. The meetings are held on the 13th floor of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in the Committee of the Whole Room, unless a change in venue is warranted, from 5:00 pm to approximately 8:00 pm. The Commission has expressed the desire to hold at least one meeting per year in the community and will schedule such meetings as is feasible.  The meetings are open to the public and public comment may be rendered at all meetings.  Agendas for the meetings are available approximately three (3) days prior to the meeting.  The adopted dates for the meetings in 2018 are:

January 4
June 28 (Tentative)
January 18
  July 19
February 1
  July 26 (Tentative)
February 25
  August 2
March 1

September 6

March 15

September 20

April 5

October 4

April 19

October 18

May 3

November 1

May 17

November 15

June 7

December 6 (Tentative)
June 21




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Current Proposals

Medical Marihuana


ZONING MAPS for Medical Marihuana

     1)    Drug Free Zone

     2)    Scenario 1
     3)    Scenario 2
     4)    Scenario 3
     5)    Scenario 3 - Eligible Parcels Only
     6)    Scenario 4