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Welcome to the Planning Division 

The Ann Arbor City Planning Division 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 at

Notice of Information Meeting

At the request of City Council, Planning staff are studying the area of W. Hoover, w. Davis, Wilder and Edgewood for rezoning from R4C (Multiple-Family) zoning district to R1D (Single-Family) zoning district.  Before presenting the final study report and recommendation to the Planning Commission and City Council, staff offer 3 information meetings to learn about zoning districts and share the study findings.  Click here for the preliminary findings and recommendation.  All residents and property owners inside and within 1000 feet of the study area are being sent this notice.   Each meeting will be an open house format, no appointment is necessary.

Midday:  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2018, 12pm-2pm

Morning:  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2018, 8am-10am

Evening:  THURSDAY DECEMBER 20, 2018, 6pm-8pm

In the Second Floor Council Chambers of City Hall at 301 E. Huron Street, Ann Arbor.

Questions, Comments or Requests for Individual Appointments may be directed to City Planner Alexis DiLeo at or 734-794-6000 x 42610 during business hours. 

Upcoming Citizen Participation Meetings

None at this time.






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

Brett Lenart, AICP 
734.794.6000 x42606