Planning at Oakland County Parks and Recreation is an integrated process that focuses on parks, recreational facilities, and the organization as a whole. The Planning and Resource Development unit of Oakland County Parks works with the Parks Commission, park staff, park visitors, local governments, and the public to create plans that are founded on research and public engagement and that measure outcomes, making adjustments as needed.  For more information about the activities and products of the Planning and Resource Development unit, contact Donna Folland, Supervisor of Planning and Resource Development at 248-736-9087 or  

Recreation Plan             Annual Report      Dashboard and Data Book     Grant Programs

Asset Management        Park Plans            Access and Inclusion      Operating Budget          

PLANNING NEWS - Recreation Plan 2023-2027

The Oakland County Parks and Recreation (OCPR) 5-Year Parks and Recreation Master Plan 2023-2027 ("Recreation Plan") will guide staff and the Parks Commission over the next five years to provide high-quality recreational opportunities to the residents of Oakland County. The current Recreation Plan 2018-2022 expires at the end of this year. The DRAFT Recreation Plan 2023-2027 has been prepared following the guidelines provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and is now available for community and public review. 

To review the DRAFT Recreation Plan 2023-2027 and provide comment, please visit the Recreation Plan page.