EL Planning Commission Meeting

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

East Lansing Planning Commission


  • Meetings take place on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month @ 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

  • 54B District Court, Courtroom 2
    101 Linden St.
    East Lansing, MI 48823

The Planning Commission is responsible for creating a master plan for the physical development of the City; prepares comprehensive programs for capital improvements; reviews rezoning requests, site plans, subdivisions, special use permits and other land use applications; reviews the widening and extension of streets, the development of parks and other public improvements; develops new zoning standards; and ensures that the standards of appropriate environmental protection legislation are applied. The Commission consists of nine members who serve three-year terms and meet twice monthly.
View Planning Commission By-Laws (PDF)

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas, Minutes & Video Meeting Coverage

Meeting Coverage (Online and Television)

Gavel-to-gavel coverage of Planning Commission regular meetings are available online and on WELG (Ch. 22). The following options are available: 

Video recordings of Planning Commission regular meetings are available online @ www.cityofeastlansing.com/meetings. The meetings are streamed live, archived online and available via an on-demand playback option. The meetings can be viewed by agenda item and are keyword searchable within 24 hours of the meeting. 

Televised recordings of Planning Commission regular meetings are shown live and replayed for Comcast customers on WELG (Ch. 22). In addition, a streamed feed of WELG (Ch. 22) is available online @ Ustream.

Planning Commission Members

John Cahill Term expires: 2018
Bryn Williams Term expires: 2018
Laura Goddeeris, Vice Chair Term expires: 2018
VACANCY Term expires: 2019
Chris Wolf Term expires: 2019
Don Davis Term expires: 2019
Summer Minnick Term expires: 2017
Daniel Bollman Term expires: 2017
Paul Stokstad Term expires: 2017

City Staff

Council Liaison: Mayor Mark Meadows
Staff Secretary: Tim Johnson, Planning and Zoning Administrator
Meridian Township: Julie Brixie

Citizen Feedback

All correspondence to the Planning Commission on proposed projects and other matters should be sent to the Planning Commission secretary Tim Johnson for distribution. Phone: (517) 319-6861.

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a Board / Commission Application (PDF) to apply for an appointment to the Planning Commission.




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