Director of Community Development, Timothy E Thwing
Office Hours Available to the Public:
Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday, 8:00am - Noon
Planning Division Phone: (248) 246-3280
Planning Division Fax: (248) 246-3005
Street Address: 3rd Floor, City Hall, 211 S Williams St, Royal Oak MI 48067-2619
The Community Development Department includes a Planning
Division who’s mission is to pro-actively oversee the physical and economic
development of the city.
The Planning Division provides administrative support to the
City Commission and various boards, most notably, the Planning Commission,
Zoning Board of Appeals, Downtown Development Authority, Brownfield
Redevelopment Authority, and Community Development Block Grant program.
Staff members provide technical reviews and professional assistance
on all phases of development throughout the city. Staff works closely
with the business community and residents, answering questions and addressing
concerns in an effort to meet the needs of each within the context of the
city’s plans and ordinances.