Frequency asked questions related to Economic Development, Land and Water Resources, and Planning and Mapping Services.
The Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development supports an environment where businesses prosper and people thrive. Its activities and programs are focused on stimulating the local economy through business retention, expansion and attraction while improving the overall quality of life for residents. The department specializes in providing services to businesses at all stages of development with a concentration on the high-growth industries of aerospace, alternative energy, advanced manufacturing, defense and homeland security.
Contact information for the Planning and Economic Development Department.
The success of department initiatives is dependent upon our ability to form collaborative partnerships. We purposefully connect with many organizations and agencies that provide services and expertise related to our mission to build business and enhance quality of life.
Featured events in Macomb County: 5th Annual Macomb Business Awards, Advancing Macomb Annual Meeting, Business Expansion and Succession Planning, etc.
Listing of Planning and Economic Development staff.
In our continuous effort to support Macomb County's destinations and economic generators, the Planning and Mapping Services, in conjunction with the Economic Development Services Group, provides advisory services to county downtowns and corridors to help implement physical and economic development initiatives.
Land and water resources and programs: Green Macomb, The Blue Economy Initiative, Lake St. Clair Tourism Initiative Circle the Lake Tour, Clinton River Blue Way Water Trail, Lake St. Clair Coastal Paddling Trail, Lake St. Clair Wetland Restoration, HEART Freshwater Center, Phragmites Invasive Removal, and Nicholson Nature Center and Outdoor Classroom.
Planning and mapping services work group programs: Planning Support for Local Municipalities, Review of Community Master Plans and Recreation Plans, Demographics, Corridor and Downtown Development Planning, Smart Growth/Resource Conservation, Countywide Trail Way Network, Aerial Imagery Program, E911 Emergency Response Mapping GIS Program...
The Planning and Mapping services section is comprised of two unique workgroups, Planning Services and Geographical Information Services (GIS). Both workgroups are integrated into the Department of Planning and Economic Development via the Planning and Mapping Services section.