Planning Commission

Planning Commission Site Plan Application Information & Procedures

Click on the following link to download the complete list of required fees, number of required documents & blueprints you will need to submit, and for the complete information and procedures: Application for Approval of Site Plan.

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at (248) 733-3700.

Rochester Development Tracker 

To see the status of any recent developments, click the link below. 


Planning Commission Meetings are open to the public and scheduled on the first Monday of each month at 7 pm, except for holidays. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Please check the City Calendar (tab next to the "News and Announcements" tab on the home page of the City's website) for the latest updates or click the link below. Meetings take place at Rochester City Hall Council Chambers, 400 Sixth Street, Rochester.

Sign-Up to Receive Text or Email Alerts for Meeting Agendas & Packets

Sign-up to receive email and text alerts when new Planning Commission Meeting Agendas & Packets are posted to the City's website under the "Sign-Up For Email Notifications" tab.

About the Board

The Rochester Planning Commission is comprised of 9 members, including the Mayor to hear submissions, including Site Plans, Rezoning Requests, Master Plan, Land Uses and many other developments contained in the City's Zoning Ordinance. The powers and duties of the Planning Commission are provided by Act Number 285 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan for the year 1931, as amended, and the Rules of Procedures adopted by the Planning Commission.

Planning Commission Members 

Dennis McGee, Chair
Christian Hauser, Council Member & 
Vice Chair
 Stuart Bikson, Mayor
Dan Bachmann
 Jessica Clauser
 Richard Kendziuk
David Gassen
 Eric Lord
 Matthew Stone 

Contact Us

  1. Nik Banda

    Economic Development Director

    City Manager


    400 Sixth St.

    Rochester, MI 48307

    Ph: 248-733-3700

    Fax: 248-733-3170