The Isabella County Planning Commission functions under and has their powers and duties set forth by both the Michigan Planning Enabling Act (PA 33 of 2008) and the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act (PA 110 of 2006).
The Michigan Planning Enabling Act (MPEA) provides for the creation, organization, powers and duties of Planning Commissions. The Michigan Zoning Enabling Act (MZEA) provides for the adoption of zoning ordinances and the establishment of zoning districts and prescribes powers and duties of certain officials including the Planning Commission.
The Planning Commission’s basic duties and responsibilities include the following:
- Perform administrative reviews as required by ordinance.
- Conduct public hearings on certain land use requests.
- Provide recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.
- Update and maintain the Master Plan. Review and comment on other land use activities as required under Michigan law.
Meeting Dates and Deadlines
Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Chambers
Archives of the current year and previous three years Planning Commission minutes and agendas can be found here.