April 14, 2021

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the RIVER ROUGE PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a public hearing on April 28, 2021 at 4:00 pm at the River Rouge City Hall, 10600 W Jefferson Ave, River Rouge, Michigan 48218 to consider adoption of an updated and revised Zoning Ordinance and Map for the city of River Rouge.


The proposed Zoning Ordinance provides new definitions and uses for each zoning district, the establishment of new zoning districts and boundaries, modifications to the district development standards including but not limited to signs, exterior lighting, design standards, parking, review and approval processes and definitions. The revisions proposed reflect the goals and objectives of the River Rouge Master Plan and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Redevelopment Ready Communities best practices.


The proposed Zoning Ordinance would replace the current Zoning Ordinance for the River Rouge, as amended, and in effect. The proposed Zoning Ordinance and Map are available for review at the city’s website at and at City Hall. Should you have any written comments that you would like to submit, please send them to City Hall care of Karl Laub. If you’d like to submit comments via email, please send them to the planning consultant, Michelle Bennett at or call her at (734) 239-6614.


Please note that those members planning to attend the public hearing will be asked to wear a mask and to practice safe social distancing guidelines. If you are planning to attend and require any special assistance, please notify the City Clerk, within 24 hours of the meeting at 313-842-5604.


DRAFT: City of River Rouge Zoning Ordinance 


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