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Posted on: July 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Planning Commission Meets July 14

Notice of Public Meeting


The Royal Oak Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. 

On March 10, 2020, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-04, which declared a state-wide state of emergency due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that had not been previously identified in humans, can spread easily from person to person, and can result in serious illness or death. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, to protect the public health, and provide essential protections to vulnerable Michiganders, it is crucial that all Michiganders take steps to limit in-person contact. The critical mitigation measures include social distancing and limiting the number of people interacting at public gatherings. Therefore, this meeting of the Royal Oak Planning Commission will be held electronically, in compliance with the Michigan Open Meetings Act and Executive Order 2020-129, as issued by Governor Whitmer on June 18 2020. 

Members of the public may watch the meeting in either of the following ways: on WROK, the city’s municipal access cable channel (Wide Open West channel 10 or Comcast / Xfinity channel 17); or at WROK’s live web stream 

Members of the public may participate in the meeting electronically by providing public comment on any planning-related matter, whether on the agenda or not. To participate in public comment please call (248) 246- 3411 between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020, and leave a recorded comment. Please give your name along with the case number and street address of the agenda item on which you are commenting, or the non-agenda subject on which you are commenting. The chairperson will open the public comment portion of the meeting on non-agenda items and your recorded message will be played as part of the meeting broadcast. Your recorded message will also be added to the agenda materials for the meeting that are available on-line at Public comments will be limited to three (3) minutes per person. If you exceed the three-minute limit only the first three minutes will be played for meeting broadcast. If you call multiple times only your first comment will be played. 

Members of the public may also contact staff to provide input or ask questions on any business that will come before the Planning Commission at the meeting via e-mail at no later than Monday, July 13, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. When sending an e-mail message, please list within the subject line of the message the case number and street address of the agenda item on which you are commenting, or the non-agenda subject on which you are commenting. Your message will be added to the agenda materials available on-line at

Anyone wishing to participate in the meeting who needs special assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is asked to contact Carol Schwanger, City Manager’s Executive Assistant, at (248) 246- 3203 by Friday, July 10, 4:30 p.m. so that appropriate arrangements can be made. 


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