Planning Department

Leslie Sickterman


Leslie Sickterman, AICP, PCP

Township Planner
Office Hours: Tuesdays – Thursdays – Fridays 9:00 – 5:30

The Township Planner serves as staff to the Planning Commission. The seven-member Planning Commission meets on the fourth Tuesdays of the month at 6:00 pm and occasionally holds additional work sessions on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm.





The Planning Commission

  • Creates and adopts a Master Plan to guide the township’s future land use patterns
  • Creates and adopts other related plans and studies
  • Reviews and approves most developments proposals – some proposals require final approval by the Township Board
  • Makes recommendations on rezoning requests
  • Drafts and makes recommendations on zoning ordinance refinements and updates
  • Makes recommendations on other general law ordinances, as needed


  • Pam Cuthbert, Chairperson
  • Mark Humitz, Vice-Chairperson
  • Joy Tobin, Secretary
  • Michael Witkop
  • Michelle Marsh
  • Robert Verschaeve
  • Trish Mehney, Township Board representative


Planning Commission Meeting Schedule Fiscal Year 2013/2014
Click here to view schedule

Current Regular Meeting Packet

Past Meeting Packets


Plans and Ordinances

Time of Transfer Septic Inspection Program (TOT)




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