Financial Services

Welcome to Financial Services

The Finance Department is responsible for administration of the city's budget, city investments, financial records, revenues and expenditures, and property assessments. The Department includes the Accounting Division and the Assessor Division.


To facilitate the prudent use of the City’s financial resources by maintaining accurate and complete records of all financial transactions, assets, and liabilities.

  • Preparing the annual budget for presentation to City Council.

  • Overseeing the City’s annual audit, and ensuring compliance with state and federal financial reports. 

  • Preparing the annual property tax assessment roll.

  • Processing payments to City vendors timely and accurately.

  • Processing payroll for City employees timely and accurately.

  • Administering the City’s Police and Fire pension payments and retirement benefits.

  • Managing the City's surplus funds and investments. 

  • Accurately maintain records of the City's capital assets. 

The City of Ypsilanti has partnered with Munetrix to facilitate the City's financial reporting requirements with the State of Michigan.

Munetrix provides:

  • Meaningful, Actionable, Transparent financial reporting
  • Citizens guide to ease financial comprehension
  • Benchmarking tool for comparisons
  • Customizable performance dashboards

The City of Ypsilanti has also published a Citizen Guide and Performance Dashboard in accord with the State of Michigan's reporting requirements.

Click here to view the City's dashboard.


Conduct a Property Search

The City's property search tool allows users to find information on property assessments, taxes, building permits, and much more!

Residential Permit Parking Program

Visit the City Clerk and Treasurer's Office to learn about Ypsilanti's Residential Parking Permits, downtown parking permits, service vehicle parking permits, and motorcycle parking permit programs.

City of Ypsilanti Budget & Audit Reports

The City of Ypsilanti's fiscal year begins on July 1 and ends on June 30.

Staff must submit a proposed budget for the financial operations of the City for the ensuing fiscal year to the City Council on or before the first day of May of each year.

Following a series of public hearings, the City Council must adopt a final budget on or before the seventh (7th) day of June.

Obtain historical financial audits and city budgets.