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COVID-19 Update: Ordinance

AlertYpsilanti Township Offices are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice.

Employees will be available by phone or email at this time. If this changes, we will provide updates.



7200 S. Huron River Dr.

  • Housing inspections are suspended
  • Vacant building inspections are suspended
  • Code enforcement field work is suspended - limited remote enforcement is available
  • Curbside trash/blight complaints are being serviced after 24-hr notice by phone/email to property owners

Ypsilanti Township has established uniform smoking lounge licensing requirements and regulations for the operation of such businesses in the interest of public health and safety. Adopted Ordinance 2016-456 requires that all smoking lounges operating in the Township obtain a license and comply with specific standards and regulations.


Smoking Lounge Business License Fees:

  • License application fee: $200 (background investigation)
  • Planner fee: $90/hr with two (2) hour minimum deposit (zoning verification to include parking calculations, setback verifications, etc.)
  • Building inspection fee: $50
  • Fire safety inspection fee: $50

Smoking Lounge Application


Please see Article VII of the Business Ordinance for more information.

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