Business

  1. Bid Opportunities

    Access bids and RFPs for consultants, service providers, contractors, vendors, and suppliers.

  2. Available Local Incentives

    The City of Ypsilanti offers a series of incentives to businesses, residents, and investors, and we can also assist in helping applicants receive incentives from county, state and federal government agencies.

  3. Fee Schedule

    The City Council periodically adopts a fee schedule. The fee schedule is an official list of all fees (also known as "user charges") for services (e.g., building inspections, liquor licenses, new business registrations, etc.) that are collected by the City.

  4. Permit Center

    View an extensive list of permits and licenses.

  5. Resources & Incentives

    View a list of incentives available to business owners.

  6. Property Search

    Search property records through the BS&A portal

  7. Starting, Expanding or Relocating Your Business

    The process for starting, expanding or relocating a business does vary based on the business type and location, but the overall process is similar.

  8. Water Street Redevelopment Area

    The Water Street Redevelopment area is a 38-acre, City-owned site adjacent to Historic Downtown Ypsilanti, between Ann Arbor and Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).

  9. Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority

    The Mission of the Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority is to undertake district-wide improvements that have a positive economic, physical, aesthetic, and community impact in each of our four districts, including, attracting new businesses, retaining and growing existing businesses, and attracting residents and visitors.