Planning Department

 Katherine Des Rochers

Lyon Township
Planning Department
58000 Grand River Avenue
New Hudson, MI 48165

Phone: 248-437-2240
Fax: 248-437-2336

Katherine Des Rochers
Planning Department Coordinator
Direct: 248-956-1679

Helpful Links:

Zoning Ordinance
Code of Ordinances
Zoning Map
Rezoning Sign Requirements
Standard Detail Sheets

Agendas, Minutes, and Meeting Packets are hosted on our Documents on Demand site.

Katherine Des Rochers is the Planning Department Coordinator for Lyon Township.  She receives all applications for the Planning Department including Site Plan Reviews, Variance Requests, Lot Splits, Rezonings, and Planned Developments.  She also receives applications for Detailed Engineering Review.   She is the administrative contact for the Planning Commission and ZBA and can be contacted with inquiries about active and potential projects in Lyon Township.  Her contact information can be found above.

Brian Keesey  is the planner for Lyon Township. Brian is generally at the Lyon Township Municipal Center on Monday afternoons and all day on Wednesdays.  He can be reached by calling the Township at 248-437-2240.   You can also email

If you wish to arrange a time to meet with Brian during his Township office hours, it is recommended that you call first for information on making arrangements to ensure his availability.
 Brian Keesey
Township Planner

 Leslie Zawada
Township Engineer

Lyon Township contracts with Civil Engineering Solutions, Inc. (CES) to serve as the township engineering firm.

CES assists Lyon Township with general engineering services, including: drainage issues, plan reviews, water and sewer locations, calculation of water and sewer connection fees, etc. 

Leslie does not maintain office hours at the Township.  The phone number for CES is 248-264-6906.