Apply for a Planned Redevelopment District (PRD) Amendment

Planned Redevelopment Districts (PRDs) are special zone districts approved by the Planning Commission and City Commission. If changes are needed, an amendment to the approved plan is required. Here’s the process to request an amendment.

Online

We don’t accept online applications for this service.

You can complete the paper application. Click the Paper Form tab of this page for instructions and to download the form. Call or visit our office if you need help applying. You can find our number and address in the Contact Us section of this page. We’re happy to help you fill out an application.

Paper Form

Prepare your plan

You'll need to submit your plan with:

  • Two 11x17 copies
  • One digital copy in PDF format (separate files for each drawing, plan or document)

Hold a neighborhood meeting

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.

Gather your documents

To complete your application, you'll need the following documents:

  • Property information: address, parcel number, lot size frontage, depth, acres/square feet and zone district
  • Written responses to Review Standard questions on pages 4-6 of the application
  • Written description of the proposed changes. Include the extent of the change you're proposing
  • Site Plans, building elevations and floor plans
  • Special Land Use (SLU) application (if applicable)

Prepare your payment

The application fee is $2,015. Make your check payable to the City of Grand Rapids.

Complete your Planned Redevelopment District Amendment Application

PRD Amendment Application

Submit your application

Mail, email or drop off your application and documents to us using the information in the Contact Us section of this page.

We'll review your application

We'll contact you if we need more information as we review your application.

Phone

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.

In Person

Prepare your plan

You'll need to submit your plan with:

  • Two 11x17 copies
  • One digital copy in PDF format (separate files for each drawing, plan or document)

Hold a neighborhood meeting

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.

Gather your documents

To complete your application, you'll need the following documents:

  • Property information: address, parcel number, lot size frontage, depth, acres/square feet and zone district
  • Written responses to Review Standard questions on pages 4-6 of the application
  • Written description of the proposed changes. Include the extent of the change you're proposing
  • Site Plans, building elevations and floor plans
  • Special Land Use (SLU) application (if applicable)

Prepare your payment

The application fee is $2,015. Make your check payable to the City of Grand Rapids.

Visit our office

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

PRD Amendment Application

We'll review your application

We'll contact you if we need more information as we review your application.