Planning Department

Responsibilities of the Township Planning Department

The DeWitt Charter Township Planning Department is responsible for administering and enforcing the Comprehensive Development Plan, the Zoning Ordinance, and the Subdivision Control Ordinance. The Department staff provides recommendations to the Board of Trustees and Planning Commission to assist each in making decisions regarding land uses and development proposals.

The Planning Department also provides staff assistance and recommendations to the Board of Appeals. The Department reviews development plans for compliance with Township Ordinances and assists citizens and developers to better understand land use policies and regulations.