Pursuant to Michigan Public Act 110 of 2006, as amended (the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act), notice is hereby given that the City of Dexter Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 5, 2016.  The public hearing will be held at the Dexter Senior Center, 7720 Ann Arbor Street, Dexter, Michigan,

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider the following text amendment to the City of Dexter Zoning Ordinance (text to be added in underlined; text to be deleted is struckout):

Amend Article 15, VR Village Commercial District, Section 15.03, Special Land Uses to add commercial outdoor recreation as a special land use, as follows:

  • 15.03 Special Land Uses:
  1. Commercial outdoor recreational facilities, such as, but not limited to, canoe/kayak/liveries, concession stands, swimming pools; provided that any necessary facilities or accessory buildings, structures or uses are constructed and located so as to cause minimal encroachment and/or intrusion upon any natural resource area, and to minimize any negative effects on adjacent residential properties.

Copies of the proposed ordinance amendments are available for public inspection at the City Offices, 8123 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Dexter, MI 48130; weekdays between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Any questions regarding the proposed amendment should be directed to the Office of Community Development at 734-580-2233.

Interested parties are welcome to attend the public hearing and present their comments.  Written comments regarding the proposed amendments should be submitted to the Office of Community Development at the address listed above or via email to, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

Sign language interpreter, or other assistance, is provided upon request to the City Manager, at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.  Minutes of all meetings are available on the City website,

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