Planning Commission

Planning Commission

Please note that in 2023, all Planning Commission meetings will be held in person and through hybrid-Zoom meeting modes. County Planning Commissioners and staff will meet in-person in the County Board meeting chambers (2nd floor County Administration Building - 6:30 PM). Audience participants are welcome to attend either in-person or via Zoom by using the meeting link below.  The County Board of Commissioner's Zoom Meeting Room is used for Planning Commission meetings and other Planning Department-related online meetings and activities.  Please understand that we will try to take all steps necessary to include as many members of the public in the Zoom room as possible. Thank you for your cooperation.

How to Participate in Livingston County Virtual Meetings

 County Planning Commission General Information

Planning Commission Ordinance and By-Laws

The roles and responsibilities of the Planning Commission and its members are prescribed and directed by the County Planning Commission Ordinance and By-Laws, under the authority bestowed to it by the Michigan State Planning Enabling Act - MZEA (MCL 125.3801, et seq., Act 33 of 2008, as amended) and the Livingston County Board of Commissioners (Resolution No. 2013-03-079, March 4, 2013).

PC Ordinance 2013
PC By Laws 2017

Planning Commission Meetings

Please Note: Until further notice all Planning Commission Meetings will be held both in-person and remotely on the Zoom platform.  Please refer to the Planning Department Home Page for instructions on how to participate in our remote meetings.

All on-site Livingston County Planning Commission meetings are held at:

304 E. Grand River Avenue, Howell, MI 48843, at 6:30 PM in the County Board of Commissioners Chambers

The County Board of Commissioners Chambers are located on the second floor of the County Administration Building.



Livingston County will provide necessary, reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed material being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon ten days notice to the Department of Planning. 

Important: Materials from local communities that are to be reviewed and decided on by the County Planning Commission are due the first Wednesday of the month, preceding the third Wednesday of every month, by 5 PM. Please refer to the monthly schedule in the table below for exact dates.

Any questions or concerns should be directed to the Department of Planning office at (517) 546-7555.

 County Planning Commission Meeting Information

Cutoff Date to Receive Case Information

(Cutoff dates Amended August 2021)

5:00 p.m., 1st Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise specified

Meeting Dates

6:30 p.m., 3rd Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise specified

Meeting Packet Materials

Meeting Agenda and Planning Department Staff Review in one packet


Approved Minutes

Minutes are only posted after approval at the Planning Commission's subsequent meeting.


January 4
January 18
PC PacketAgenda-1-18-23
February 1
February 15
March 1
March 15
April 5
April 19
May 3
May 17
June 7
June 21
July 5
July 19
August 2
August 16
September 6
September 20
October 4
October 18
November 1
November 15
December 6
December 20