Planning Commission

The Planning Commission directs and oversees preparation of a Comprehensive Development Plan to guide and enhance development in the City. The Commission prepares Ordinances, Codes and other tools needed to implement the Comprehensive Plan. The Commission also reviews proposals and plans for public improvements and developments in relation to the Comprehensive Plan and Ordinances.

Six Commission members are appointed for 3-year terms by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council. One representative of City Council serves as an ex-officio member on a year-to-year basis.


Commission Members

Term Expiration
Jeffrey Roland, Chair 06/30/20
Jeff Markstrom, Vice Chair  06/30/19
Vacancy, Council Rep. 11/30/17
John Bisard
Brandon Gilroy 06/30/19
Matthew McHale  06/30/18
Peter Schall 06/30/18
Noah Belanger, Council Alternate               11/30/17             

Master Plan

To view a PDF copy of the Williamston 2015 Master Plan with Maps, click here.

Meeting Dates 2017
Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month
at 7 pm, 
unless otherwise stated

January 3, 2017                   July 5, 2017  

February 7, 2017   August 2, 2017  

March 7, 2017
    September 5, 2017    

April 4, 2017
  October 3, 2017

May 2, 2017
  November 6, 2017

June 6, 2017   December 5, 2017

Submittal Deadlines for Planning Commission Public Hearings

For downtown commercial opportunities, contact City Hall.

City Hall

161 E. Grand River Ave.
Williamston, MI 48895
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am - 5 pm 

Police Department
175 E Grand River Ave.
Williamston, MI  48895
Office Hours:  Mon-Fri, 8 am - 5 pm  

Department of Public Works
781 Progress Ct.
Williamston, MI  48895
Office Hours:  Vary, call City Hall for assistance, 517-655-2774

Associated Government Services
8171 Gull Rd., Ste B.
Richland, MI  49083
Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 8 am - 4:30 pm
Closed from 12-1:30 pm daily