Cheryl Lotan
Admin. Assistant
Planning Commission &
Zoning Board of Appeals

Phone: (248) 628-9787 ext. 101

clotan@oxfordtownship.org

Lauri Lowe
Admin. Assistant
Building Department
(Permit Requests)

Phone: (248) 628-9787 ext. 114

llowe@oxfordtownship.org

 

Planning Commission

  • Michael Young, Chairperson

  • Thomas Berger, Vice-Chairperson

  • Ed Hunwick, Secretary

  • Jonathan Nold

  • Michael Spisz

  • Meg Knauf

  • Korey Bailey

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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:

  1. Preparation and revision of the Township’s comprehensive Master Plan, including private land uses and general location of infrastructure (major streets, public utilities).

  2. Review of proposed revisions to the Zoning Ordinance (the local land use regulations).

  3. Review of proposed rezoning. Review of proposed subdivision plats and other developments.

  4. Review of proposed site plans, acreage divisions, and special land uses.

Building Permits/ Information/Forms

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Inspection Hotline
24 Hours A Day
248.628.9787 ext. 9

Inspections MUST be called in before 3PM for "next available" scheduling

Type of Inspection
Hours
Days Available
Building Inspections
9 AM - 5 PM
Tues, Wed, Thurs
Electrical, Mechanical & Plumbing
9 AM - 1 PM
Tues & Thurs
Grading & Soil Erosion Reviews, Silt Fence Inspection
AM
Tues
Zoning Reviews & Staking Inspections
AM
Thurs

Zoning Board of Appeals

  • Todd Walters, Chairperson

  • Jim Butler, Vice-Chairperson

  • Margaret Payne, Secretary

  • Meg Knauf

  • Norris Mageli II

  • Alternate: Sandy Birch

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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.

FAQ

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.

FAQ

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.

FAQ

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.