Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Planning Commission'


GR eyes displaced housing proposal

Residents at risk of having their homes demolished by new construction projects could receive $3,200.

May 17, 2019
Grand Rapids currently is mapping out a proposal to compensate households threatened to be displaced by new developments. Read More

Developer eyes school for $6M residential project

June 30, 2016
A former school on Grand Rapids’ West Side could be demolished for a $6-million residential development. Read More

Meijer store set for second phase of development

June 29, 2016
More details were released this week about the Rockford Construction development on Grand Rapids’ West Side. Read More

Parking crunch continues

April 15, 2016
Parking rate increases and free bus rides are the crux of the city’s plan to balance out downtown parking in the coming year as the city grapples with a parking crunch. Read More

Parking panel will identify next steps in mobility plan

These will include schedules for policies, action items, annual items, long-term goals.

March 4, 2016
Mobility policies and goals are expected to be on the table again this week during the Grand Rapids Parking Commission meeting. Read More

Parking panel mulls priorities

Several changes are on tap by the end of next year.

January 15, 2016
The city’s parking commissioners have nearly 40 goals they want to accomplish by the end of next year. Read More

Extra planning commission step creates better project

Orion Construction’s riverfront development sets example for future.

December 4, 2015
Orion Real Estate Development’s proposed River’s Edge development took a little extra time to get approval from the Grand Rapids Planning Commission. Read More

Parking panel approves pilot program for Ionia Avenue

Free spaces will be eliminated and a mobile app will be put into place.

October 9, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A heavily congested parking stretch along Ionia Avenue will be “in the zone” by the end of this year. Read More

Car share program coming

August 14, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Before the first snowfall this winter, the Grand Rapids Parking Commission hopes to have a signed agreement with Enterprise CarShare for 10 cars to be located in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Brewer clears first hurdle for new site, reviews issues

New Holland is still facing questions about parking, noise and aesthetics.

January 16, 2015
New Holland Brewing Co.’s plan for a new development on the west side of Grand Rapids has cleared its first hurdle, but not without plenty of discussion. Read More