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2024 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule (approved 1-10-24)

The Leelanau Township Planning Commission meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Township Office.  The start time is normally 7:00 PM.  Please see the approved schedule link above.  Additional meetings and cancellations will be properly noticed.

Planning Commission Meetings may be postponed due to weather advisories or hazardous travel conditions and will generally be announced by 3:00 P.M. the day of the meeting on the township website and posted at the meeting location. Any Public Hearings postponed by weather will automatically be re-scheduled for the next Regular Meeting, unless a Special Meeting is scheduled by the Commission.

Planning Commission Meetings are held at the Township Hall. As a convenience to the public, they will also be broadcast via Electronic Remote Access.  The Public is encouraged to participate.  Zoom Links are attached to each Meeting announcement.  Meetings are held in compliance with the Michigan Open Meetings Act.  Please note: technological issues with the Zoom format could potentially interfere with participation via this platform.

Leelanau Township will provide the necessary and/or reasonable auxiliary aids and services for the hearing impaired and other persons with disabilities.  Requests for aids or services should be made to the Township Office at least seven days prior to the meeting.

For further information, comments or questions please contact the Leelanau Township Zoning Office, 119 E. Nagonaba, P.O. Box 338, Northport, MI 49670 or call 231-386-5138 ext. 4.

Leelanau Township Planning Commission Bylaws

Michigan Planning Enabling Act

Michigan Zoning Enabling Act

The Master Plan Update is underway.   The Planning Commission will focus on the Master Plan during the second meeting of each month.

Please note that the Master Plan is a work in progress.  2nd Draft (some chapters have PC input)

Current Working Document (sections) Draft

Master Plan Organization

Future Land Use Chart (Draft)

Economic Development (Draft)

Home Occupations and Business Use (Draft)



Public Comment for Master Plan

Leelanau Township Land Map

LTCF Housing Survey Results Slides

Housing North Presentation October 2023

Beckett & Raeder Survey Results and Draft chapters of the master plan are posted at:

The Planning Commission has received a Special Use Permit application for a new Communication Tower (Cell Tower) to be located at 11015 Kitchen Road.  Click here for full application.  The review process will continue at upcoming meetings and the Public Hearing will resume prior to the Planning Commission’s vote on the application.

Historical Meeting Minutes and Agendas

Planning Commission: Meeting
Thu, November 12, 2020 7:00 pm
Planning Commission: Meeting
Thu, October 22, 2020 7:30 pm
Planning Commission: Regular Meeting by Electronic Remote Access – CANCELLED
Thu, October 8, 2020 7:30 pm
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