PED News and Issues


The Planning and Economic Development Department is here to guide and promote the physical and economic development of the City of Hazel Park. Our goal is to provide leadership, policies and programs that will promote strong, vibrant neighborhoods and communities, and to proactively encourage the positive and orderly growth and development of the City. PED advocates incorporation of the diverse interests of our community to reduce barriers and enhance leadership capacity to continue to improve the quality of life for all who live, work and play here. Another focus is to facilitate the creation and retention of jobs and new investment within the City in order to expand the City’s tax base.

Proposed Amendments

On April 6, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., the Planning Commission will consider amendments to the Zoning Ordinance regarding event spaces.  Below is the notice along with the proposed amendments.  

Notice of Public Hearing

Proposed Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance