Economic Development

Economic Development is the process of creating wealth throught the mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical, and natural resources to generate marketable goods and services. Economic Developers influence this process for the benefit of the community through expanding job opportunities and the tax base.

2015 Economic Development Review Fee ScheduleGraph Graphic


Ypsilanti Township July 2015 (SEMCOG Estimate)

Population: 55,334


Financial Information

Citizen's Guide & Dashboard

Financial Statements


Major Universities/Colleges/Public Schools within 25 Miles

University/CollegeUniversity/College Students Public School
Eastern Michigan University 22,430   Lincoln Consolidated Schools
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 43,625   Ypsilanti Community Schools
Henry Ford Community College 18,525   Van Buren Public Schools
Washtenaw Community College 12,932    
Schoolcraft College 13,579    


International Travel/Highway Accessibility

Economic Impact of Willow Run Airport 2014

Detroit Region Aerotropolis (VantagePort Brochure)

Detroit Metro Airport

Willow Run Airport

I-94, US-12, M-17, US-23, I-275


Ypsilanti Attractions

Pure Michigan Ypsilanti Attractions

Visit Ypsi Now Events


Real Estate





Planning Commission

Contact Planning & Zoning Department: (734) 485 - 3943

Contact Building Department: (734) 485 - 3943

Planning & Zoning Department Office Hours & Location
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm (Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily.)

Tilden R. Stumbo Civic Center
7200 S. Huron River Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 484 - 4700

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily