PLANNING AND ZONING DEPARTMENT
Master Plan Process
Review the Approved Master Plan for the Township. Any comments you have may be sent to the attention of the Planning/Zoning Secretary below.
About the Planning and Zoning Departments
The Planning and Zoning Department has two principal functions: 1) supervising the long range planning for the community and 2) the review of all development proposals submitted to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. As part of this function, the department is responsible for the administration of the Zoning Ordinance, and the implementation of the Township's Master Plan. The Department is responsible for current and long term planning, as well as zoning compliance, which guides the Township's future growth and preservation.
The Planning and Zoning Department provides a professional and knowledgeable staff that provides administrative support to both the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals. This includes the preparation of agendas, meeting minutes, applications, and public notification requirements. It also provides the public with information on planning and zoning requirements.
Minutes for both the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals are available here.
To provide guidance and to encourage and promote efficient, coordinated development in accordance with the Township's Zoning Ordinance and Master Plan, while observing the planning and zoning goals for future growth, in a manner, and for the purpose of, protecting the health, safety and general welfare of the public.