Role of Planning

The Planning Department is responsible for both the current and long range administration of community land use laws and adopted comprehensive plans. These include the Zoning Ordinance, Form Based Code, Subdivision Ordinance and the Wyoming [re]Imagined Master Plan .  The Planning Department serves the Wyoming City Council, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals by providing professional recommendations pertaining to development proposals, rezonings, amendments to the Zoning Ordinance  and Land Use Plan, and variance requests. The Planning Department facilitates the multi-departmental review for all developments in the City, except for single-family housing. 

The city’s Guide to Development can be found here. The guide to development includes an overview of the development review process in the City of Wyoming. The guide explains the review processes, policies, steps, and other relevant information for applicants. Links to web pages and contact information are provided throughout the document for easy access to the most up-to-date forms, applications, and all other pertinent information.

The City’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is continually updated and includes a three year implementation plan. CIP projects include street, watermain, storm sewer, and non-motorized trail construction, as well as preventative maintenance of infrastructure. The CIP and details about the three year implementation plan can be viewed here.


Wyoming [re]Imagined Master Plan

The Wyoming [re]Imagined Master Plan was adopted by Planning Commission on February 16, 2021 and approved by City Council on March 1,2021. This plan is a guide for growth in Wyoming over the next 15 to 20 years. To view the plan click here .  To learn more about the plan, visit

Public Meetings

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is  responsible for making and adopting a master plan for the physical development of the City, considering such factors as land use, transportation, public facilities and utilities, and recreation and open space; planning for the redevelopment of blighted areas; preparing and update as needed a zoning plan; reviewing development proposals, including rezoning, special uses, subdivision plats and site plans. Meetings are generally scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 1155 - 28th Street SW, Wyoming, MI  49509. Occasionally,  the Planning Commission hosts Special Meetings.  View the Public Meetings and Events Calendar for upcoming Agendas. 

Zoning Board of Appeals 

The Zoning Board of Appeals is responsible for hearing and deciding on appeals after Public Hearings for variances from minimum Zoning Code requirements or hearing and deciding on appeals to a City official’s interpretation of a Zoning Code requirement. Meetings are generally scheduled for the first and third Monday each month at 1:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1155 - 28th Street SW, Wyoming, MI  49509. View the Public Meetings and Events Calendar for upcoming Agendas. 

Zoning Letter

To request a zoning letter please complete the Zoning Letter Request Form and email it to

Contact Us

For information or assistance please contact the Planning Department at 616-530-3170 or by email at Planning and Economic Development.