Effective November 18th, 2020, Warren City Hall is closed to the public and many departments are working remotely when possible.
To contact a specific department for assistance, please reference the city’s phone directory or the department’s page on the website.
Welcome to the City of Warren Planning Department. Our mission is to provide citizens and businesses easy access to information and links relating to approvals, projects and programs administered by various commissions and staff in planning, community and economic development.
Our hope is that you find this information valuable, streamlining the process in making the City of Warren a positive place to live and do business.
Under the direction of the Planning Commission, the Planning Department is charged with the responsibility of providing professional advice and service in implementation of the City’s Master Plan. As key advisers to the Planning Commission, City Council and other City commissions and authorities, their goal is orderly and continued positive growth in the City of Warren.
The Planning Department serves as technical advisors and administrators in applying for:
Please note: All Planning Commission Meetings will be held virtually until further notice. The meeting link will be provided on the top of the agenda.
Ronald F. Wuerth, AICP, Planning Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle Katopodes, AICP, Planner II, email@example.com
Judith Hanna, Office Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Gorbett, Assistant Planner, email@example.com
David Crabtree, Office Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vickie Swanson, Planner Aide, email@example.com
SEMCOG – City of Warren Community Profile
American Planning Association
Michigan Association of Planning (MAP)
MAP’s Community Planning Principles
Council Resolution Complete Street Policy
Michigan Planning Enabling Act of 2008
Michigan Zoning Enabling Act of 2006
State of Michigan Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Act
State of Michigan Corridor Improvement Authority Act
State of Michigan Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Act
State of Michigan Home Rule City Act
State of Michigan Land Division Act
State of Michigan Open Meetings Act
State of Michigan Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA) Act
Macomb County GIS
Come into the Planning Department to obtain these forms:
Cash Bond Form
Surety Bond Form