City of Hamtramck, Michigan

Community and Economic Development (CED)

The Community Economic Development (CED) Department manages all aspects of planning, community, and economic development for the City of Hamtramck.

Planning a project in Hamtramck? Pre-application meetings can be scheduled with Economic Development Associate Grace Stamper. She can be contacted by email at, or by phone at (313) 800-5233 ext. 307.


Zoning Board of Appeals Application

Zoning Board of Appeals Application for Variance

Site Plan Meeting Checklist

Pre-Application Meeting/Conceptual Meeting Checklist

Film Permit Application

Event Application Form

Sidewalk Cafe Permit


Community Economic Development (CED) Documents

Planning and Zoning fee schedule

Zoning Map

Hamtramck Zoning Ordinance (updated 2020)

Hamtramck Master Plan – 2020 updates

Hamtramck Master Plan

Capital Improvement Plan

City of Hamtramck Guide to Development

Land Use Table

Economic Development Strategy

Master Plan Action Plan

Plan Commission 2019 Annual Report

Target Market Analysis Housing Study – Final Report

Target Market Analysis Housing Study – Attachments

CDBG Finding of No Significant Impact


Feedback Forms

Have you gone through the permitting/inspections or site plan review process? Do you have ideas on how these processes could be improved? Fill out the form(s) below and return to the Building/CED Department in City Hall!

Permitting and Inspections Feedback Form

Site Plan Review Feedback Form

Contact Information

Alex Iseri
Community and Economic Development and DDA Manager
313-800-5233 ext. 316

Grace Stamper
Economic Development Associate
313-800-5233 ext. 307

Casey Copp
Community Development Associate
313-800-5233 ext. 332