Departments

Planning Commission

Planning Commission logo The Planning Commission creates 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. 2013 Meeting Dates & Submission Dates

 

Meeting Coverage

Coverage of regular Planning Commission meetings are now streamed live, archived online and available via an on-demand playback option @ www.cityofeastlansing.com/meetings. The meetings can be viewed by agenda item and are keyword searchable. In addition, meetings are televised and replayed on Channel 22 (WELG).

 

Citizen Feedback

All correspondence to the Planning Commission on proposed projects and other matters should be sent to the Planning Commission secretary Darcy Schmitt for distribution.

 

 

Commission Members (3-year term, meets twice monthly, 9 members)  Term Expiration
 Lee Reimann  2014
 Paul Stokstad  2014
 Sheryl Soczek, Chair  2014
 Laura Goddeeris  2015
 Linda White  2015
 Stephen Wooden  2015
 Fred Bauries  2016
 Don Davis  2016
 Julie Jones-Fisk, Vice-Chair  2016

Council Liaison: Councilmember Kathleen Corkin Boyle
Staff Secretary: Darcy Schmitt, Planning & Zoning Administrator

Meridian Township Liaison: Julie Brixie

 

All correspondence to the planning commissioners can be sent to the Planning Commission secretary Darcy Schmitt for distribution.

 

 

Application for appointment to the Planning Commission

 


   
 

Planning Commission logo The Planning Commission creates 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. 2013 Meeting Dates & Submission Dates

 

Meeting Coverage

Coverage of regular Planning Commission meetings are now streamed live, archived online and available via an on-demand playback option @ www.cityofeastlansing.com/meetings. The meetings can be viewed by agenda item and are keyword searchable. In addition, meetings are televised and replayed on Channel 22 (WELG).

 

Citizen Feedback

All correspondence to the Planning Commission on proposed projects and other matters should be sent to the Planning Commission secretary Darcy Schmitt for distribution.

 

 

Commission Members (3-year term, meets twice monthly, 9 members)  Term Expiration
 Lee Reimann  2014
 Paul Stokstad  2014
 Sheryl Soczek, Chair  2014
 Laura Goddeeris  2015
 Linda White  2015
 Stephen Wooden  2015
 Fred Bauries  2016
 Don Davis  2016
 Julie Jones-Fisk, Vice-Chair  2016

Council Liaison: Councilmember Kathleen Corkin Boyle
Staff Secretary: Darcy Schmitt, Planning & Zoning Administrator

Meridian Township Liaison: Julie Brixie

 

All correspondence to the planning commissioners can be sent to the Planning Commission secretary Darcy Schmitt for distribution.

 

 

Application for appointment to the Planning Commission

 


   
 

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