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Welcome! 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. 

Check out our Economic Health page about efforts 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 will be effective on July 29, 2018. Unified Development Code (UDC) (PDF)

All zoning decisions and land development review will be pursuant to this updated Code on the effective date of July 29, 2018.

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Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority Open House

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (TheRide) is reaching out to solicit input regarding a plan for enhanced transit service connecting Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor, and to encourage community participation in an upcoming workshop.

Please join us and invite others to our open house on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the County Learning Resource Center (4135 Washtenaw Ave.). Different concepts for improved transit service and amenities along Washtenaw Avenue between Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor will be discussed, with brief presentations given at 4:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. We also welcome feedback during our public comment period through Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

More Information:  Plan for Enhanced Connection between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti

Open House Invitation (PDF)


Upcoming Citizen Participation Meetings


327 East Hoover Avenue

Proposed construction of a four-story development consisting of residential apartments, retail, and parking.

Meeting Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Location: Conference Room A of the Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave, Ann Arbor

Postcard (PDF) sent by Developer

309 North Ashley

Proposed Brownfeild Plan for 309 N Ashley

Meeting Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Meeting Time 6:30-7:30

Meeting Location: Residence Inn by Marriot -  120 W. Huron St. Ann Arbor MI

Postcard (PDF) sent by Developer






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

Brett Lenart, AICP 
734.794.6000 x42606