The City's Planning Department is dedicated to providing
leadership in achieving the public's vision of an ideal
community. This is accomplished through the department's
responsibilities, which include establishing community
development objectives; researching and monitoring growth and
development within Midland; preparing development plans and
programs; assisting other City departments, governmental
agencies, and the public on planning/community development matters; assisting boards and
commissions involved in planning/development; reviewing and reporting on development proposals that affect growth; coordinating development activities affecting city growth; administering City
duties with respect to the Federal Flood
Insurance Program, and; planning, administration, and implementation of the Community Development
Block Grant program.
Planning Department Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
(except designated holidays)
Midland City Hall
333 W. Ellsworth St.
More on the City of Midland's
use planning guide.
Find Out Planning Fees Click here for costs to purchase maps, site plan reviews, the zoning ordinance book, etc.
Miscellaneous Planning Forms
Planning & Community Development Department forms
Planning & Community Development
Planning & Community
Development is comprised of:
Planning Department: (see info. at left)
Housing Department: Housing oversees
affordable housing issues for the community including allocation
of Community Development Block Grant funds to assist in code compliance, construction of affordable housing options, and operation of two senior housing facilities - Washington Woods and Riverside Place.
The department regulates the design,
construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location,
and maintenance of all properties, buildings, and structures
defined by the
City's Code of Ordinances. The department is also charged with enforcing State construction
codes and administering various
Check Out our New Forms:
2014 Public Hearings Schedule
Dates by which materials for 2014 Planning Commission and Zoning
Board of Appeals meetings must be submitted.
Flood safety, insurance rates, flood maps, and Tittabawassee River's
current water levels.
Plan on Bike & Pedestrian Options Click here to find out how you can give input on proposed bicycle and pedestrian improvements for Midland.
Midland County Hazard Mitigation Plan - Outlines options to reduce overall damage and impact from natural hazards.
Non-Motorized Transportation Plan Find out how Midland is working to become more bicycle- and walking-friendly.
Land Use Click on the links below to access the land use
information you need.
GIS Maps Gallery Geographic Information Systems (GIS)-generated maps of Midland's 100-year floodplain, city land use and zoning, and West Main Street Historic District.
City of Midland Ordinances: The City's regulations for developing
property within the city limits:
West Main Street Historic District Preserving an area
in Midland that reflects elements of the city's architecture, history,
archaeology, engineering and culture. Map of the district.
Helpful resources on zoning in the city: