With staff experienced in the fields of urban/regional planning and landscape architecture, the Planning Department coordinates initiatives to promote the responsible development of the Metroparks, including:

  • Data collection and analysis
  • Property research
  • Park master planning
  • Facility site planning
  • Park system recreation planning
  • Signage updates

Public Input Opportunities

Upcoming Meetings

  • TBA


Please take a few minutes to fill out the following questionnaires concerning your Metroparks. Your responses will help us improve the quality of our parks and introduce new ideas for future developments.

  • Hudson Mills Master Plan Questionnaire
  • Recreation Plan Survey 2018 – 2022 – HCMA is conducting a parks and recreation needs survey to inform the development of our 2018-2022 Recreation Plan. While the survey process will include a representative sampling of residents reflecting the diversity of the five-county Metroparks service area, we want as much feedback as possible! Please consider taking 10-15 minutes to complete our survey by March 3rd.

Planning Documents for Public Review

  • TBA

Approved Planning Documents


Nina Kelly, AICP, Manager of Planning
(810) 494-6043

Tim Phillips, Park Planner
(810) 494-6022

Carolyn Lusch, System Planner
(810) 494-6031

Donovan Smith, Planning Aide
(810) 494-6017

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