Village Planning and Zoning
VILLAGE OF UNION CITY PLANNING AND ZONING
Union City Village Manager Chris Mathis can assist you with your Village of Union City zoning or planning related questions. You can contact Chris by Email or by calling the Village office at 517-741-8591. You can also stop by the Village Office M-F 8am-4pm at 101 S Broadway St (closed on some holidays).
The Village’s Planning Commission meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6pm at the Union City Firehall (123 Hammond St). It is comprised of up to 9 members made up from the community, Village Council and Village Manager. The Planning Commission is tasked with forming the Village’s Master Plan which sets the vision for the Village moving forward. The Planning Commission also approves and looks at certain site plans and variance requests. The Current Planning Commission is:
- William Avery, Village President
- James Hurley, Council Trustee/Pro-Tem/ Commission Secretary
- Chris Mathis, Village Manager/Chief of Police
- Greg Hull, Vice Chair
- Brendan McCarthy, Commission Member
- Wayne Otis, Commission Member
- Abi Spooner, Commission Member
- Gil Strathern, Commission Member
ZONING, SIGN AND SITE APPLICATION FORMS
Please visit our online forms page for various application forms related to zoning and planning by clicking here. Here you can find sign permit applications. If you do not see a form listed there that you need, please contact us as described above.
You can view the Village’s Master Plan, last modified in 2017 by clicking here.
The Village in conjunction with other Branch County Communities adopted an economic strategy completed in 2018. Click here to read the Economic Development & Community Marketing Strategy.
The Village of Union City adopted a zoning ordinance and Village ordinance to allow licenses for medical marihuana. The Village allows up to 15 Class C Growing licenses, 5 processor licenses, 2 secure transporter licenses, and 5 safety compliance centers. The Village does not allow for provisioning center licenses. The Village allows licensed facilities in the Industrial zoned areas, and other restrictions and regulations do apply. Below are the zoning ordinance and ordinance which specify all the rules are regulations. At this time the Village does not allow recreational production by ordinance.
ZONING ORDINANCES AND MAP
You can view several of the zoning ordinances and maps online:
- Zoning Map
- B-1 Zoning Ordinance
- B-2 Zoning Ordinance
- B-3 Zoning Ordinance
- R-1 Zoning Ordinance
- R-2 Zoning Ordinance
- R-3 Zoning Ordinance
- R-4 Zoning Ordinance
- R-R Zoning Ordinance
- D-1 Zoning Ordinance
- Sign Zoning Ordinance
- Site Plan Procedures
- Accessory Building Zoning Ordinance
- Home Occupations Zoning Ordinance
- Landscaping Zoning Ordinance
- Off Street Parking Zoning Ordinance
- Nonconforming Zoning Ordinance
- Zoning Definitions