Planning Commission

Members Richard Karnatz, Chairman; Erin Nerychel, Recording Secretary; Robert Hemmes, Member; Jeff Dolphin, Member; and Jessica Shearer Board Liaison, are here to serve Montcalm Township Residents and Business Owners.

Next meeting:

The public hearing and regular Planning Commission meeting scheduled for December 2 , 2020 at 7:00 has been postponed due to COVID restrictions. Please check back later for updates. 

Please click on the link below to view the Montcalm Township Zoning Ordinance Book:

Montcalm Township Zoning Ordinance

Proposed Amended Ordinance:
 Section 7.24 Private and Commercial Wind Energy Conversion Facilities (WECFs)
Contact the Planning Commission Chairman via email at
Please complete the Planning Commission Request Form  for Rezoning, Special Use, Earth Change Requests and Site Plan Reviews (Commercial/Industrial). Special request meeting, outside of normal Planning Commission Meetings, requires an additional fee.

Planning Commission Schedule for 2020

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020- Canceled.
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020- Canceled.
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2020
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020- Canceled.

Review the draft minutes from the last meeting  :

Meeting Minutes Aug 5 2020

Minutes Aug 26 2020

See approved minutes from the last meetings:

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