Are you looking to develop in special zoning district? Did you know an Area Specific plan must be included? You're in the right place to learn more and apply.
A Planned Redevelopment District (PRD) is a special district permitted in the Zoning Ordinance. The Planning Commission may consider a PRD where an Area Specific Plan has been completed and where flexible development standards are necessary to address:
As a form of zone change, a PRD must be recommended by the Planning Commission and approved by the City Commission.
We'll ask for a project description. Make sure to use letterhead if possible. Prepare a written description of:
You'll need to submit your plan with:
Meet with the neighbors about the changes. Make sure to keep a Neighborhood Meeting Sign-In Sheet. We'll ask for this in your application. Make sure to include the meeting date, time and location.
We may table your application if you don't hold this meeting.
To complete your application, you'll need the following documents:
You'll need to enter your credit/debit card information to pay the permit fee. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
Apply Online Here
We'll contact you if we need more information as we review your application.
The application fee may change year to year - please bring a blank check to our office for payment. Make your check payable to the City of Grand Rapids.
Apply for your PRD Application in English Here
Mail, email or drop off your application and documents to us using the information in the Contact Us section of this page.
Call us for instructions to apply.
You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We’ll get you all the information you need to complete your application. We don’t offer applications over the phone, but we’ll make sure you have everything you need to get your application submitted.
Visit us at the address listed in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll provide you with an application and help you complete it. Below is the form if you'd like to print it before you come in.