CADILLAC — Cadillac is getting nearer to being licensed “redevelopment prepared.” The certification from the Michigan Financial Growth Company is taken into account a key step in the direction of attracting grant {dollars} to the town.

On March 1, Cadillac’s metropolis council will maintain a public listening to on a zoning ordinance tweak meant to make it simpler to determine housing in enterprise districts 1-3.

“This primarily goes to be the—what we consider is the—ultimate crucial motion in changing into redevelopment prepared licensed, which we’re very, very excited to see,” stated Metropolis Supervisor Marcus Peccia throughout Monday, Feb. 15’s metropolis council assembly held over Zoom.

The change to the zoning ordinance would permit mixed-use (enterprise and residential) buildings “by proper” within the three enterprise districts.

“That is one thing that frankly we have actually been doing already, not by proper however via course of,” Peccia famous. “Maybe probably the most well-known one proper now could be the Cadillac Lofts improvement” that enables business exercise on the bottom stage and housing upstairs.

The zoning tweak is supposed to streamline the method for builders to maneuver tasks ahead.

Town’s planning fee already authorised the proposed change. Metropolis council will maintain the listening to on March 1 after which resolve whether or not to undertake it.