The Office of City Planner is responsible for community planning and the administration and enforcement of land use regulations including zoning, signage and land divisions. Staffing includes the City Planner and an administrative assistant who is shared with the Departments of Public Works and Parks and Recreation. The Office staffs the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Commission Sign Committee, and works with the Downtown Development Authority on special projects.
City of Petoskey
101 E. Lake St
Petoskey, MI 49770
The Planning Commission is the body authorized to create and approve a master plan as a guide for community development. The Commission then implements the plan through recommendations on zoning ordinance amendments, development of the capital improvements program, and review of development proposals and creation of sub-area plans. The Commission consists of nine members, and is staffed by the City Planner. The members are appointed for three-year terms and meetings are held at 7:00 P.M., the third Thursday of each month at City Hall.