The Escanaba Planning Commission reviewed its zoning ordinance last night as part of the re-certification process for Redevelopment Ready Communities. Community Planner Ryan Soucy with CUPPAD presented a long list of changes to improve the city's readiness to encourage development in the community. The most discussion dealt with a requirment to drop public hearings during site plan reviews. Commission Chair Christine Williams and other members of the commission said they feel public comment is important.
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