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Posted on: October 26, 2020

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment



Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 7:00 pm

Virtual Meeting

A public hearing will be held by City Council to receive comments on the following:

Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment: Medical and recreational marihuana facility modifications

City Council will consider proposed amendments to the text of the zoning ordinance (Ypsilanti City Code Chapter 122). Planning Commission recommended City Council adopt the proposed amendments at their October 21, 2020 meeting. The proposed amendments will modify regulations for medical and recreational marihuana facilities. City staff have regularly tracked organizational changes and issues within the code and have drafted the amendment to address these issues, which include but are not limited to:

  • Synchronizing specific use regulations across marihuana facility types, and fixing conflicting information.
  • Condensing medical and recreational marihuana uses into a single section when applicable, for example condensing medical and recreational marihuana cultivation and/or processing into one section.
  • Modifying buffer regulations.
  • Fixing formatting errors and reference numbering.

City Council agendas and packets will be available at The proposed amendment may be viewed there, or may be viewed in the October 21, 2020 Planning Commission packet at For further information, please call 734-483-9646 or email Andy Aamodt, City Planner, at For a full calendar of City events, please go to our website at

The City invites all interested persons to attend this meeting or to send written comments to the City of Ypsilanti, Community & Economic Development Department, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.  The City of Ypsilanti will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) services, and audios of printed materials being considered at the meeting.  Individuals requiring auxiliary aids or services should provide two (2) days’ notice to the City, and contact the City by writing the City Clerk's Office, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197; or by calling the Clerk’s Office at (734) 483-1100.

Andrew Hellenga

City Clerk

Posted: October 26, 2020

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