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Ypsilanti Township 2040: The Master Plan process is well underway with a robust amount of community engagement. For more information, visit ypsilantitownship2040.com.

 

Conditional Rezoning zoning code text amendment: In the coming months, the Planning Commission and Township Board will consider the new zoning code language to address more detailed policies and procedures regarding conditional rezonings. The Planning Commission discussed the zoning text amendment on December 11, 2018 and the public hearing will take place on January 22, 2019.

 

Ecorse Road zoning code text amendment: In the coming months, the Planning Commission and Township Board will consider the new zoning code language to match the 2018 Placemaking Plan recommendations. The new zoning language, once implemented, is also a condition for establishing a CIA (Corridor Improvement Authority) which may aid funding for corridor streetscape and business cohesion. The Planning Commission discussed the zoning code text amendment on December 11, 2018 and will again on January 22, 2019. The public hearing will take place in February 2019.

 

American Center for Mobility (ACM) – 2930 Ecorse Road: Located on the site of the historic Willow Run property, the American Center for Mobility is a testing, research and certification center for the next generation of automated vehicles. With features like double overpasses, railroad crossings, highway loops, and a tunnel, the site provides a cost-effective way to replicate real-world situations in a single location. The estimated investment into the community has been stated at over $120 million. An additional final site plan amendment is expected for the Technology Park. Phase 1A of this project has final site plan approval. The Amendment for Phase 1A Campus Build-Out preliminary site plan was approved conditionally at Planning Commission on March 13th, 2018. The final site plan was approved at the May 10th, 2018 special Planning Commission meeting. The pre-construction meeting took place on May 15th, 2018.

 

Electric Vehicle Charging Station – 2321 Ellsworth Road: The proposed project includes the installation of six (6) electronic vehicle charging stations and accessory equipment within the Roundtree Shopping Center parking lot. This item was approved conditionally at the November 13th, 2018 Planning Commission meeting.

 

Restaurant Depot – 1347 James L. Hart Parkway: This project is a 51,234 square foot wholesale distribution building on an 11.416 acre parcel. Over 100 Restaurant Depots operate in 28 states, selling groceries, supplies and equipment to the food service industry. The facility’s primary customers are restaurants, delis, caterers, pizza shops and not-for-profit institutions. The project was approved by Planning Commission on December 12, 2017. The project received administrative final site plan approval on March 21st 2018. The pre-construction meeting took place on April 3rd, 2018 and construction is currently underway.

 

Yankee Air Museum (YAM) – 1 Liberator Way: The Yankee Air Museum proposes renovation of the existing historic Willow Run bomber plant with a building addition including a conference center. On March 20th, 2018 the Township Board granted Yankee Air Museum a 6-month extension, expiring December 18th, 2018, for PD Stage II approval. The Township is currently waiting on YAM to submit a revise PD Stage II for review.

 

Kalitta Air, Brake, and Tire Expansion - 10990 Blackmore: The proposed project consists of a 12,000 square foot addition to an existing 12,000 square foot building at 10990 Blackmore Avenue. Kalitta Air uses this facility for repair, warehouse and storage. The proposed addition is for additional repair, storage, and warehousing area. The addition is located on a paved section of the existing site within a fenced area. Additionally, the applicant proposes to relocate an existing storage shed to a grassy area adjacent to the northwest corner of existing parking lot. There is no outdoor storage at this facility. The project was approved conditionally at the March 27th, 2018 Planning Commission meeting. The pre-construction meeting took place on July 27th, 2018. Construction on the site is underway.

 

Meade Dental Office – 2780 Packard: The Meade Dental Office is a proposed 7,095 square foot dental office building at 2780 Packard Road. The project received final site plan approval on May 2nd, 2018. The first pre-construction meeting took place on June 11th, 2018. Due to a change in contractors, a second pre-construction meeting was held on July 23rd, 2018. Construction on the site is underway.

 

Huron Valley PACE – 2940 Ellsworth: Construction in currently underway for the UMRC Huron Valley expansion to their 23,700 square foot existing facility at 2960 Ellsworth Road. The applicant proposed to expand their existing 23,700 square foot facility by an additional 23,400 square feet, expand the parking lot, expand the drop off area, and make other general site improvements. The parking lot expansion includes construction of an additional 57 spaces, and additional 33 “landbanked” parking on the site plan. They have triggered the landbanked deferred parking due to leadership changes, employment, and expansion and will be constructing this section at this time. Senior adults are picked up by PACE transportation and driven to the facility for social, wellness, and medical care services. There are no overnight accommodations at the facility. The current facility accommodates 127 clients and 57 full time employees. With the addition, the facility will serve 156 clients and staff 98 full time employees.

 

Hampton Inn and Suites – 515 James L Hart Parkway: The proposed project includes an 88-room, 4-story, 54-foot tall Hampton Inn hotel. The site is currently vacant, and directly west of the strip mall that includes the Leo Coney Island, Jets Pizza, and Powerhouse Gym. This item was approved conditionally at the August 28th, 2018 Planning Commission meeting. Detailed engineering plans are under review.

 

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Majestic Ponds: This development includes 37 single family detached units on 50-foot wide lots located adjacent to Textile Road. Majestic Ponds is located next to The Ponds at Lakewood which includes sixteen (16) attached multiple-family units that have already been constructed. PD Stage II plans were approved at the November 22, 2017 by the Township Board. Floor plans and elevations will come back to the Township Board for approval prior to issuance of building permits and construction for those phases.

 

The Ponds at Lakewood: Approved and constructed development of sixteen (16) attached multiple-family units located adjacent to Textile Road.

 

Nautica Pointe: Approved and under construction development of 142 multiple-family units located adjacent to Tuttle Hill Road.

 

Village at Majestic Lakes: This development includes 115 single family detached units on 60-foot wide lots located adjacent to Tuttle Hill Road. PD Stage II plans and elevations/floor plans were approved at the November 22, 2017 by the Township Board.

 

Majestic Lakes Estates: This development includes 81 single family detached units on 50-foot wide lots accessed through the Village of Majestic Lakes. PD Stage II plans were approved at the November 22, 2017 by the Township Board. Floor plans and elevations will come back to the Township Board for approval prior to issuance of building permits and construction for those phases.

 

Lakewood Estates: Approved and under construction development of 62 single family detached units accessed through the Village of Majestic Lakes.

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