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Posted on: June 28, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE: Planning Commission July Hearing

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti Planning Commission


Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 7:00 pm

Council Chambers, City Hall

1 S Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 

Public hearings will be held by the Planning Commission at their regular meeting to consider the following items:


Special Use Permit: 11 N Normal St: more than 4 dwelling units

The Planning Commission will hear a presentation, hold a public hearing, and make a determination regarding an application for a special use permit at 11 N Normal St.  The parcel is currently zoned CN, Core Neighborhood. The applicant is requesting a special use permit for a multiple family dwelling with 5 units. The address, parcel number, and legal description of the parcel are: 11 N Normal: 11-11-40-431-011, N 50 FT OF S 215 FT OF E 155.5 FT OF A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AT NW COR NORMAL AND CONGRESS STS.

Text Amendment: Private Frontage Design

The Planning Commission will hear a presentation, hold a public hearing, and make a recommendation to City Council regarding a proposed change to zoning ordinance sections 122-465 through 484.  The proposed changes would affect when certain frontage design standards are applied to buildings in the Center, Corridor, and Core Neighborhood zoning districts, as well as what those standards are and when they may be waived by the Planning Commission.

Work Session: Zoning for Commercial Sales and Commercial Recreational Use of Firearms

The Planning Commission will hear a staff presentation on potential amendments to the zoning code regarding firearms sales and related recreational uses, and invites public comment and participation.  No action or recommendation will be made to City Council at this meeting.

Planning Commission agendas and packets, including applications, staff reviews, and digital plans, are available at For further information, please call 734-483-9646 or email Bonnie Wessler, City Planner, at For a full calendar of City events, please go to our website at

The City invites all interested persons to attend this meeting or to send written comments to the City of Ypsilanti, Community & Economic Development Department, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.  The City of Ypsilanti will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) services, and audios of printed materials being considered at the meeting.  Individuals requiring auxiliary aids or services should provide two (2) days’ notice to the City, and contact the City by writing the City Clerk's Office, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197; or by calling the Clerk’s Office at (734) 483-1100.

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted on City Website: 6/28/18

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