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​​Welcome to Planning Services

The Ann Arbor City Planning Services provides expertise and information​ to advise and guide public and private community decision makers in achieving the best possible development, redevelopment, improvements and preservation for the benefit of the people who live in, work in, and visit the city. 

Find out more about our current and recent projects on the City Planning Initiatives page.  Check out our Economic Health page for how we are working to achieve Ann Arbor's sustainability goal of a resilient local economy. The Zoning Maps page includes mapAnnArbor, the city's dynamic online mapping system, as well as individual PDF zoning maps for downloading. Information about Citizen Participation in the development review process helps residents navigate the development review process.

Unified Development Code (Chapter 55, Ann Arbor City Code)

City Council Adopted the Unified Development Code (UDC) on July 16, 2018. The Unified Development Code (UDC) went into effect on July 29, 2018.  Beginning on that date, all zoning decisions and development reviews are made pursuant to this update code. 

Let us know what you think of the new format, we always appreciate feedback .

Upcoming Citizen Participation Meetings 


A Project Located on Valhalla Drive

This  project proposes annexing township properties and combining adjacent parcels into one project site of approximately 10 acres to be rezoned to R4E to accommodate a new residential development containing approximately 495 apartments and townhouses.

Date: April 8, 2019

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Hyatt Place Hotel (meeting room), 3223 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48108

More Information: Postcard Provided by the Developer (PDF)

A Project Located at 2857 Packard Road (2nd Meeting) 

A proposed rezoning of the property to a Planned Unit Development (PUD) site plan for a 51 unit single family residential development.

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Time: 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.

Place: Tappan Middle School -  Media Center  2251 E. Stadium Blvd. Ann Arbor, MI 48104

More Information: Postcard Provided by the Developer (PDF)









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​Planning Services
301 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor
Planning Manager

Brett Lenart, AICP 
734.794.6000 x42606