Planning & Development

The City of Lapeer is committed to working closely with residents, business owners, and developers with all aspects of their development needs to provide a business-friendly climate while striving to enhance and protect the community.

The Planning Department is responsible for overseeing and ensuring compliance with ordinances, adopted land use plans, and procedures for all development activities throughout the City in an effort to foster quality growth, as well as providing professional planning services through assistance, advisement and education to residents, business owners, developers, boards and commissions.

Through comprehensive and strategic planning the Planning Department focuses on the community’s long-term commitment to economic vitality, environmental integrity and quality development and design.