Planning Commission

Planning Commission

Committee Expectations
The Planning Commission is comprised of nine individuals who are responsible for the preparation and adoption of the master plan for the City, review of recommendation of action on changes in zoning and land use and review of development requests for new residential, commercial and industrial development. Applicants should have an interest and desire for the planned and orderly development of the City of Kentwood, as well as the ability to review apply zoning ordinance standards to proposed development with the assistance of recommendations and reports generated by the Planning staff, as well as input from the applicants and the public. 

When We Meet 
The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. You can view the Application Deadline & Meeting Schedule and Planning Commission Application below:

Application Deadline & Meeting Schedule (2021)
Planning Commission Application

2020 Year End Report



  • William Benoit
  • Catherine Brainerd 
  • Daniel Holtrop
  • Sandra Jones
  • Ed Kape
  • Mike Pemberton
  • Ray Poyner
  • Darius Quinn 
Agendas & Minutes

Please contact the Planning Department at 616.554.0707 or if you have any questions.