Requests for Proposals

RFP listings on this site are posted for three months unless the posted deadline is reached. Web site postings cost $75. To submit an RFP ad, email the description to [email protected] and place "RFP ad" in the subject field.

Posting requirements:  Ads shall be submitted in word, and contain no more than 250 words.  We are happy to add links and/ or one pdf attachment.

If you are interested in tips on writing an RFP, you are invited to view this 90 minute presentation developed in 2022 by Michigan's Planners in Private Practice. 

Downtown Madison Heights Streetscaping and Conceptual Engineering Plan:  11 Mile Road

City of Madison Heights

ISSUED: APRIL 26, 2023


MH 23-01

The City of Madison Heights is accepting sealed proposals on behalf of the Madison Heights Downtown Development Authority for a Streetscaping & Conceptual Engineering Plan on 11 Mile Road.


Electronic bids will be accepted online at until JUNE 1, 2023 at 2:00pm (EST) Proposals will be opened via Zoom at approximately 2:05 pm (EST), interested vendors may participate by clicking this link at the appropriate date/time   Please refer to the attached instructions, specifications, and electronic bid submission procedures.

Proposals must be submitted electronically; hard paper copy, email or fax submission of bids/proposals is NOT accepted.

The City of Madison Heights is a Participating Agency in the Michigan Inter-Governmental Trade Network (MITN). Interested vendors are encouraged to register with MITN at to view specifications for this and all our open bids.

Amy J. Misczak
HR Director/Purchasing Coordinator
City of Madison Heights
(248) 583-0828
Posted April 27, 2023

Master Plan
City of Manton
City of Manton Planning Commission is asking for proposals from qualified firms, organizations, or consultants to conduct professional services to do an update on the MASTER PLAN and Parks and Recreation Plan. Please email [email protected] to receive a copy of the RFP's.
Posted April 24, 2023
Master Land Use Plan
City of Dearborn
Pre-proposal Question Deadline: May 3rd, 2023, at 12:00 p.m., Local Time EST


Optional Pre-Proposal Meeting:  May 4th, 2023 10:00am-11:30am, Local Time EST

The City of Dearborn Administrative Center

16901 Michigan Ave., Conference Room 1-D

Dearborn, MI 48126-2967


Proposal Deadline: May 17th, 2023, at 3:00 p.m., Local Time EST

GENERAL INFORMATION: The purpose of this contract/service is to provide a thorough review and comprehensive update to the City of Dearborn Master Land Use Plan along with specific more targeted studies, plans and code amendments necessary to accelerate the implementation of the plan objectives. The Michigan Planning Enabling Act requires review of the community master plan with updating as determined necessary by that review every 5 years. The current master land use plan was adopted in 2014, the multi-modal transportation plan was adopted as an amendment to the plan in 2020. With the availability of the 2020 census data, repeated flooding events since 2014, shifts in redevelopment needs and development pressures the master land use plan is now in need of a comprehensive review and update. Sustainability, resilience and equity are to be considered in all aspects of the plan.

This solicitation, along with all Attachments may be downloaded from the Michigan Intergovernmental Trade Network (MITN) website at Note: Any and all addenda issued by the City of Dearborn must be viewed or downloaded from the above listed website. Award results shall also be posted on the MITN website.

Submittals must be uploaded to the MITN website by the due date and time. NO HARD COPIES ARE TO BE SUBMITTED.

BidNet Link

Posted April 20, 2023 

Comprehensive Plan & Zoning Code

City of Evanston, Illinois

The City of Evanston’s Community Development Department is seeking proposals from experienced firms for the development of a new Comprehensive Plan and also a new Zoning Code (Title VI of the Evanston Municipal Code) to support the implementation of the plan (RFP #23-32). To view the RFP document and the City’s procurement procedures attachment for this project, please select or copy-paste the following link: No hard copy paper submittals for any solicitation; electronic submittals only via E-bidding through DemandStar (

A virtual non-mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held on Monday, April 17, 2023, at 11:00 am CST. To attend online, please follow this link or call in by phone by dialing (US) +1 619-738-1512, PIN: 705 212 116#.

Please submit any questions in writing via email only to Katie Ashbaugh, AICP, Planner ([email protected]) and Linda Thomas, Purchasing Specialist ([email protected]) by Friday, April 20, 2023. A final addenda will be published on Friday, April 27, 2023.

Submittal deadline: Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 2:00 pm CST

Posted April 6, 2023

Request for Proposals Comprehensive Master Plan Services

Oshtemo Charter Township

Oshtemo Charter Township is seeking an RFP from leading industry consultants (or consultant teams) to be considered for consultant services related to creating a new Comprehensive Master Plan. The Comprehensive Master Plan will focus on the Township’s future with a strong emphasis on land use planning, placemaking, transportation, and economic development.  The complete RFP is here.  Responses will be accepted until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

Posted April 5, 2023 


Request for Qualifications and Cost Proposal

Manistee County Land Bank Authority (MCLBA) and Manistee County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

The Manistee County Land Bank Authority (MCLBA) and Manistee County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (MCBRA) are seeking qualifications and cost proposals from consultants to provide Land Bank, Brownfield Redevelopment, and related technical, administrative and consulting services to the MCLBA and MCBRA.  The selected consultant will be the primary provider of such services as outline in the RFQ/P.  The full RFQ/P is available here.  The deadline for submissions is April 21, 2023, at 4:00 PM EST.

Posted March 29, 2023


Master Plan

Gratiot County-Countywide

The Gratiot Countywide Master Plan Steering Committee is soliciting proposals for a new master plan to be complete in 2023/2024.  Respondents must offer a proposal that will meet the scope of services, requests and general description of work activities identified in this Request for Proposals (RFP), while adding what the Respondent would have to offer to the master plan.  The full RFP is available here.

The Gratiot Countywide Master Plan includes all local jurisdictions within the County (16 townships, 3 villages, 3 cities, 1 county).  All 23 jurisdictions developed a shared Master Plan in 2012, which was updated in 2017 (plans available at  The entities are seeking a new Master Plan due to new Census data, recent developments in the area, and new issues, including broadband access, increased collaboration opportunities, and the need for some entities to become Redevelopment Ready certified.

Each jurisdiction has the option of contracting with the Consultant to provide more in-depth discussion for their area, which is included in the Countywide Master Plan as an addendum.  This would include identifying priority redevelopment sites, a Capital Improvements Plan, and a Downtown Plan.  Please include costs associated with these components as separate from the cost of the Countywide Master Plan in the proposal.  Individual jurisdictions will then decide if they will opt to pay for this additional work.

Full RFP, addendums, and clarifications will be posted on  Proposals are due no later than April 24, 2023 by 2:00 pm.

Posted March 28, 2022


Master Plan 

Village of Onekama

The Village of Onekama, Michigan is seeking a qualified consultant team to prepare a Master Plan update.  The Village of Onekama is located along the north shore of Portage Lake in Manistee County and within three miles of the Lake Michigan shoreline.  The Village encompasses approximately 0.6 square miles and is the M-22 southern gateway community.  Consultants should submit a proposal to the Village that is based on the instructions and specifications contained herein.  Proposals are due no later than April 24, 2023 by 2:00 p.m.  

Posted March 27, 2023


Master Plan

City of Big Rapids

The City of Big Rapids is seeking proposals from qualified firms, organizations, or consultants to conduct professional services to do a rewrite of the City’s Master Plan.  The current Master Plan was adopted in 2009 and an addendum done in 2018.  Responses are solicited in the accordance with the terms, conditions and instructions set forth in the Request for Proposals.  All proposals are due no later than April 12 at 2:00 pm.

Posted March 23, 2023


Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

City of Ferndale  

The City of Ferndale is soliciting proposals from qualified consultants for a Zoning Ordinance Rewrite. Responses are solicited in accordance with the terms, conditions and instructions set forth in the Request for Proposals (RFP) information found here. All proposals are due no later than March 28, 2023 at 12:00 PM EST.

Posted March 7, 2023