Planning Commission Agenda Items and Meeting Information for Thursday, January 21, 2021

The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 7 pm in an electronic meeting. Please note this unusual day because of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

Information on how to watch and participate, and how to access written materials, is provided below the agenda items.

This meeting’s agenda includes:

  • Recommendation on Lewis Jewelers Retail Plaza Site Plan and Approval of Special Exception Use (Drive-Through Facility), 300 S. Maple Rd – new retail building with drive-through windows
  • Recommendation on UDC amendment related to Planned Project Site Plan Modifications – ordinance to delete current section and replace with other limited flexibility in setbacks, height and parking requirements

How to Watch and Participate in Electronic Meetings

This meeting is being held electronically to protect public health and safety due to the COVID-19 virus and to comply with orders issued by the governor, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and/or the Washtenaw County Health Department.

  • Watch the meeting broadcast live on CTN Cable Channel 16, ATT Channel 99, and online at
  • To speak at public comment, call 206-337-9723 or 213-338-8477 or Toll Free 877-853-5247 or 888-788-0099
  • Meeting ID: 991 5161 1348
  • Press *9 to “raise your hand” to ask to speak at a public hearing when announced by the Planning Commissioner Chair
  • Complete information and instructions on electronic meetings are provided by the City Clerk here
  • Written comments may be submitted before the meeting start time using the City’s eComment system, which will be available alongside the meeting agenda when it is published at

For the complete meeting agenda and all packet materials, such as staff reports for each proposed development, follow the instructions below:

  1. Click here to access the calendar page.
  2. Select “2021” and “Planning Commission, City” from the drop-down menus at the top of the page.
  3. Click on the “Search Calendar” button.
  4. The agenda and packet materials may be found by clicking the “Meeting Details” link for the meeting date.

Public hearings will be held before each item, at which time anyone may provide comments to the Commission. Written comments may be submitted in advance to Planning Services by email to or using the eComment system described above.

These meetings are typically broadcast on Ann Arbor Community Television Network Comcast 16 / AT&T 99 live at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month and replayed the following Saturdays at 8:00 PM. Recent meetings can also be streamed online from the CTN Video On Demand page of the City’s website The complete record of this meeting is available in video format at, or is available for a nominal fee by contacting CTN at (734) 794-6150.

For more information, please contact Planning Services at (734) 794-6265 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm