Planning & Zoning  

The City of Chelsea Planning & Zoning department is responsible for enforcing the local zoning ordinances. Residents and businesses should contact the Planning & Zoning department regarding new construction and building projects for review of plans against City guidelines and to obtain proper permits. The Planning & Zoning department resides in the lower level of the City Offices and can be reached at 734-475-1771, option 5.

The Planning & Zoning department works in conjunction with the Chelsea Area Construction Agency—whose role is to inspect projects in accordance with adopted building code standards. To find out when these meetings air please check the Community Services page of this website or contact them at 734-475-4420.

Zoning Ordinance Amendments

The Following Amendments have been adopted to the City of Chelsea Zoning Ordinance


2021 Zoning Ordinance- APRIL 2021 DRAFT

The City of Chelsea worked with Mckenna Associates to draft a new Zoning Ordinance. The new Ordinance and Map will be presented at the April 20, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting.