Planning Commission

The Wakefield Planning Commission is comprised of nine members, three of which must include, City Manager, the Mayor and a City Council Member. These three voting members serve on the Commission during the length of their terms. The remaining members serve on three year (calendar) terms and are appointed by the Mayor with the support of the Council.

Planning Commission board members serve without compensation and are required to be residents of the City of Wakefield. The Planning Commission is authorized and empowered to make, adopt, amend, extend, and add to or carry out Municipal Plans as provided by Law. The Wakefield Planning Commission is also named as being the City’s Park and Recreation Committee, which is required for Funding through various Grant Agencies.

Planning Commission meetings are held on the Tuesday after the second Monday of each month at 5:30 P.M. (unless otherwise noted under City Events). Meetings take place in the Council Chambers of the Wakefield Municipal Building, 509 Sunday Lake Street, Wakefield, MI 49968.  Agenda information can be obtained by contacting the City Manager at 906-229-5131 x 1006 or

*The Planning Commission currently has no openings. When one occurs, a notice will be posted on this page.

Current Planning Commission Members/Terms are:

Attend a Planning Commission Meeting


Meetings are typically the second Monday of each month starting at 4:30PM


Meetings are held in the Council Chambers in the Wakefield Municipal Building unless otherwise noted.

2021 Meeting Dates

  • January 11, 2022
  • February 15, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • April 12, 2022
  • May 10, 2022
  • June 14, 2022
  • July 12, 2022
  • August 17, 2022
  • September 13, 2022
  • October 11, 2022
  • November 15, 2022
  • December 13, 2022