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Planning Department


The Planning Department controls the growth and development of land and the City in general through the use of design and the implementation of zoning ordinances and building codes. The Planning Department monitors the growth of the city through housing construction, business developments and land use patterns.

The Planning Department is divided into several divisions which work closely together through planning process and implementation necessary to facilitate growth of the City's residential, commercial, recreational and industrial areas.

Kimberly Harmer
Planning Director
100 McMorran Blvd.
Port Huron, MI 48060
810-984-9735
harmerk@porthuron.org


Community Development Office

The function of this division is to insure funds received by the City from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are used for programs and services which benefit low- to moderate-income residents. For the 2009/2010 funding cycle, the funds have been allocated for phases of the Combined Sewer Overflow project which are located in areas of the City which meet the low- to moderate-income criteria.

Annual Action Plan for CDBG and HOME Program 2014-2015 Program Year 

Commmunity Development Consolidated Plan 2010-2014 
 

Urban Pioneer Program – Down Payment Assistance for Buying a home.  Applicants must qualify as low or moderate income; home must be in the City of Port Huron; must be willing to participate in 8 hours of pre-purchase counseling; must qualify for a mortgage through a local lender; must have at least 3% into the transaction.

For more information contact the Community Development Office at 810-984-9736


Inspection Division

The Inspection Division reviews site plans, blueprints, issues permits to homeowners and contractors, and maintains established procedures to enforce existing ordinances and codes.  Permit applications are below for your use. Click on the title of the application. Bring the completed application to the Third Floor of the Municipal Office Center at 100 McMorran Boulevard. If you have any questions, please contact us at 810-984-9733.

Building Permit Application
Electrical Permit Application
Mechanical Permit Application
Plumbing Permit Application

Building Permit Fees


Rental Certification Division

Graphic of a certified home

To ensure its residents have access to quality housing opportunities, the City of Port Huron operates a Rental Certification Program. For further information, please click here to download:

If you have any questions regarding this program, or to obtain copies of the above documents, please contact:

City of Port Huron - Rental Certification Division
100 McMorran Boulevard
Port Huron, MI 48060
Phone: 810-984-2465
Fax: 810- 984-5384

For information regarding State of Michigan tenant rights, visit the following site: http://www.legislature.mi.gov and search for Public Act 348 of 1972.


Port Huron Comprehensive Master Plan

The Port Huron Comprehensive Master Plan provides a vision for the future of the city that builds upon the long history and the assets that make Port Huron a truly unique place.

Comprehensive Master Plan

Plan Summary

Plan Appendices


Maps

Zoning Map
Zoning Map By Address
Existing Land Use Map
Future Land Use Map
City Street Map
 


Planning/Zoning FAQ

Planning/Zoning FAQ
Port Huron's Zoning Ordinance


Target Market Analysis


Boards/Commissions

The Planning Department serves as the staff liaison to the following City board and commissions:

PLANNING COMMISSION:

Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room, of the Municipal Office Center. The deadline for submitting items for Commission consideration is 30 days in advance of the meeting. For further information, contact the Planning Department at 810-984-9735.

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HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION:

Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room of the Municipal Office Center. The deadline for submitting items for Commission consideration is two weeks in advance of the meeting. For further information, contact the Planning Department at 810-984-9735.

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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS:

Meets on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room of the Municipal Office Center. The deadline for submitting items for Board consideration is 30 days in advance of the meeting. For further information, contact the Inspection Division at 810-984-9733.

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