Planning Commission


  • The 2nd Monday of each month
The meeting on the second Monday is normally when Zoning and Site Plan issues are discussed.  Special meetings may be planned to deal with Ordinance revisions, Comprehensive Development Plan revisions, and general issues that may be within the Commission's area of responsibility. 

2024 Planning Commission Meeting Dates and Deadlines (PDF)

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes   


  • Steve Holden, Chairperson and ZBA Liaison
  • John Rose, Vice Chairperson
  • William Hofsess, Secretary
  • Bill Anderson, Member at Large
  • Larry Herzinger, Member at Large 
  • Allan Lutes, Member at Large
  • Cathy Doughty, Board of Trustees Liaison

Community Role

The Planning Commission has a very important role in Township government. It monitors the orderly growth of the community and makes recommendations to the Township Board on such diverse issues as Zoning, Ordinance changes, Site Plans and Comprehensive Development Plans.

Master Plan/Comprehensive Development Plan

The Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) or Master Plan has been adopted by the Charter Township of Brighton Planning Commission. It is available for purchase at Township Hall. The approved Charter Township of Brighton Master Plan is now online (PDF) and can be downloaded in PDF format.