Michael Young, Chairperson
Thomas Berger, Vice-Chairperson
Ed Hunwick, Secretary
The Charter Township of Oxford Planning Commission is a seven (7) member administrative body created by the Township Board of Trustees under the authority of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act (P.A. 110 of 2006). Commissioners are appointed by the Township Supervisor with approval of the Township Board for staggered, three-year terms.
The Planning Commission is charged with both long and short-range planning duties, such as:
Preparation and revision of the Township’s comprehensive Master Plan, including private land uses and general location of infrastructure (major streets, public utilities).
Review of proposed revisions to the Zoning Ordinance (the local land use regulations).
Review of proposed rezoning. Review of proposed subdivision plats and other developments.
Review of proposed site plans, acreage divisions, and special land uses.
Building Permits/ Information/Forms
24 Hours A Day
248.628.9787 ext. 9
Inspections MUST be called in before 3PM for "next available" scheduling
Type of Inspection
9 AM - 5 PM
Tues, Wed, Thurs
Electrical, Mechanical & Plumbing
9 AM - 1 PM
Tues & Thurs
Grading & Soil Erosion Reviews, Silt Fence Inspection
Zoning Reviews & Staking Inspections
Zoning Board of Appeals
Todd Walters, Chairperson
Jim Butler, Vice-Chairperson
Margaret Payne, Secretary
Norris Mageli II
Alternate: Sandy Birch
The Charter Township of Oxford Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is a five (5) member body created by the Township Board of Trustees under the authority of the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act (P. A.110 of 2006). Zoning Board of Appeals Members are appointed by the Township Supervisor with the approval of the Township Board for staggered three-year terms.
The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is charged with hearing and deciding appeals that arise in the administration of the Zoning Ordinance, Zoning Map, or matters referred to it from any administrative official or body charged with the enforcement of the ordinance.
Who is responsible for the maintenance of the sewer lines?
The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s (WRC) Office is only responsible for the public sewer main. The customer is responsible for the sewer service line from the sewer main to the house or building.
How often will I get a sewer bill?
Oxford Township sends bills to customers on a quarterly basis (January, April, July, and October). The quarterly flat rate for non-metered sewer customers is $110 per Residential Equivalent Unit (REU). One single-family home equals 1 REU. The metered sewer rate is $39.19 per 1,000 cubic feet (7,480.5 gallons) of flow.
Can I have a second water meter for irrigation?
Dual meters are only available for commercial property accounts.
Who is responsible for the maintenance of the water meter?
The WRC Office is responsible for the maintenance of the water meter. The customer maintains all plumbing and valves inside the house or building, including shutoff valves on each side of the water meter.
Is there a permit required to install my lawn irrigation system?
Yes! A plumbing permit and inspection are required. The permit is issued by the township. The permit fee is $55.
When are inspections done?
Please see the table above for the inspection schedule.