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: Wednesday February 5, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Montcalm Township Hall.


The Montcalm Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday February 5, 2020 at 7:00pm, followed by a regular meeting at the Montcalm Township Hall, Located at 1880 S. Greenville Road, Greenville, Michigan.The purpose of this hearing is for a Rezoning request from Lakeside Motor Sports Inc, 4566 S Greenville Rd, Greenville, Mi. 48838. Parcel number 59-014-028-032-20.  The Rezoning would allow Lakeside Motor Sports Inc to expand their business.  Permanent parcel number, address and legal descriptions were provided by the applicant. Public comment will be heard during the hearing.   If one cannot attend, written comments may be received at the township hall to the attention of the Planning Commission Chairperson no later than the start of the meeting.For a more detailed location and description of use,   information will be available at the township hall during normal business hours.  This notice is given in compliance with Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of Michigan, 1976.  Special accommodations or persons with handicapping conditions who plan to attend the meeting will be provided if such persons will contact the Montcalm Township office at 616-754-5133 in advance of the meeting.

Respectfully submitted by

Jessica Shearer

Montcalm Township Clerk

To preview approved Short Term Rental Ordinance:  Short Term Ordinance

Montcalm Township Short Term Rental Application:  Short Term Rental Application

To preview approved Solar Energy Ordinance: Montcalm Solar Amendment

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
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2020
  • Wednesday November 4, 2020

Review the draft minutes from the last meeting:Minutes 11-6-2019

See approved minutes from the last meetings:


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