Farmington Hills council to consider gravel road, ordinance changes

Farmington Hills city officials will on Monday look at converting two stretches of gravel road, on Belfast Street and Candfield Avenue.

During their 7:30 p.m. meeting, council members will hold public hearings, and consider voting, on the gravel conversions from 250 feet south of Susan Drive to Grayfield Avenue on Canfield, and from Westminister Street to Middlebelt Road on Belfast.

Additional public hearings will be held for:

  • a zoning ordinance amendment related to building height and/or maximum number of stories, and
  • zoning ordinance amendments related to indoor recreation facilities, regulations for outdoor seating areas in the LI-1 Industrial District and at restaurants, and indoor recreation facilities, truck circulation at gas stations, off-street parking, exterior lighting, corner clearance, and freestanding signs

The following ordinances will be introduced:

  • establishing new rules for clothing donation bins,
  • amending ordinances regarding the former Southwest Oakland Cable Commission,
  • updating the City’s Code to define and incorporate the terms “Vape Product” and “Alternative Nicotine Products” into the City’s regulations and adjusting penalty provisions,
  • updates related to the city’s new system of funding road improvements, and
  • repealing business license requirements for certain amusements and entertainments, use of snow removal equipment, and rental of recreational equipment and to modify business license requirements for carnivals, amusement rides, and auctions. 

During a 6 p.m. study session in the Community Room, officials will hear updates from the 47th District Court update DTE Energy.

The full agendas for both meetings, held at City Hall, 31555 W. 11 Mile Rd., are posted at





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