Planning & Zoning

2021 Chesterfield Township Master Plan

The Planning and Zoning Department of the Charter Township of Chesterfield, has a unique role within the organizational structure of the Township. The Department’s primary responsibility is that of guiding and directing the Township’s future growth while ensuring the preservation of its attributes. This department is also responsible for both current and long-term planning, in addition to zoning compliance related administrative duties. These functions help to ensure high quality development and the protection of property values. The Planning and Zoning Department also oversees the implementation of the Master Plan, which outlines specific goals and objectives for guiding and managing Chesterfield Township’s growth.

Development Ready Group Meetings

Chesterfield Township offers Development Ready Group meetings (formerly Engineering Meetings) which have proven to be beneficial in providing you with information concerning existing utility locations, proposed utility improvements you will be responsible for, or any existing site conditions that may pose a problem with the development of the site. The Township Engineer, DPW Director, Fire Inspector, Building Administrator, and Planning Director along with available Township Officials attend these meetings. 

Meetings are held at the Department of Public Works on the second and fourth Thursday of each month during the morning, beginning at 9:30 A.M. in 30 minute increments.  To schedule a meeting, please contact the Planning Department at 586-949-0400 Option 8 then 6.