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City of Ypsilanti

Posted on: November 29, 2018

PUBLIC HEARING: City Council Meeting-December 18, 2018

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti City Council

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

The City of Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 18th, at the 7:00 p.m. meeting in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.  The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public comments on the following:

Text Amendment: Private Frontage Design

City Council will consider a proposed ordinance to amend the text of the zoning ordinance, sections 122-465 through 484.  The proposed changes would affect when certain frontage design standards are applied to commercial building types 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.

Text Amendment: Accessory Building Height Increase

City Council will consider a proposed ordinance to amend the text of the zoning ordinance, specifically sections §122-466(N), §122-467(N), §122-468(N), §122-469(N), and §122-651 (b)(2). The proposed changes would increase the allowable height of accessory structures to 25’ or the height of the primary structure, whichever is less, in the mansion, estate, house and cottage building types in all form based districts.

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.  City Council agendas and packets, including presentations and staff reports, are available at For further information, please call 734-483-9646 or email  For a full calendar of City events, please go to our website at

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 or calling the following:

City Clerk's Office

One South Huron Street

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

(734) 483-1100

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted to City website: 11/29/2018

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