The Lenawee County Planning Commission (LCPC) has several responsibilities mandated by the Michigan Planning Enabling Act (P.A. 33 of 2008), the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act (P.A. 110 of 2006), and the Lenawee County Board of Commissioners. Duties include reviews and recommendations on township zoning ordinance amendments, community land use and master plans, and farmland and open space preservation agreements. The LCPC also hosts a planning conference each year in April and is responsible for maintaining the County Comprehensive Land Use Plan.

Membership and Staffing

The LCPC is made up of seven members appointed by the Lenawee County Board of Commissioners. In accordance with membership requirements of the Michigan Planning Enabling Act, the members represent a cross-section of township, city, county, and education officials.

  • Ms. Becky Liedel, Madison Charter Township, Chair
  • Mr. James Tipton, Blissfield Township, Secretary
  • Comm. KZ (Karol) Bolton, Lenawee County Commission
  • Mr. Keith Dersham, City of Adrian
  • Ms. Carrie Dillon, Lenawee Intermediate School District
  • Comm. Ralph Tillotson, Lenawee County Commission
  • Vacancy

The LCPC is staffed by Grant Bauman, AICP, Region 2 Planning Commission Principal Planner.

2017 LCPC Meeting & Submittal Deadline Schedules

Population Areas

Meeting Dates
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017*
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Submittal Deadlines
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The monthly meeting of the Lenawee County Planning Commission is scheduled for 6:30 pm in the 2nd floor Commissioner’s Committee Room of the Old Courthouse (301 N. Main Street, Adrian, Michigan).

In order for staff to review zoning proposals and prepared reports for County Planning Commissioners in a timely manner, requests must be submitted by 12:00 noon on the submittal dates in order to be considered by the Commission on the corresponding meeting date.

*This is the LCPC’s Annual Dinner. Any business before the Commission will be considered during a 5:00 pm meeting held at the location of the Annual Dinner.

R2PC Staff Responsibilities

The principal responsibilities of staff are to provide the LCPC with recommendations on zoning amendments; background information on PA 116 farmland agreement applications; and the preparation of meeting minutes and agendas. Staff also arranges the LCPC Planning Conference held in April each year.

Future Land Use