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The City of Dearborn’s Economic Development Department is the City of Dearborn's hub for the following services:

• Building Plan Reviews, Permits, and Inspections
• Planning and Zoning Applications, Plan Reviews, and Land Use Policy
• Community Development services
• Business Support services
• Code Enforcement

Together, our divisions aim to provide a welcoming, streamlined and collaborative experience for anyone who wants to improve a property, open or expand a business, improve their neighborhood, or report property maintenance or other code issues. Our team can help you navigate city processes and guide you on compliance with city codes and ordinances that affect your home, business, or neighborhood. Our focus is to support positive, equitable, and sustainable development outcomes for the City of Dearborn, to ensure it is a strong and resilient community where residents and businesses can thrive.








Location Dearborn Administrative Center, 16901 Michigan Ave., Suite 6
Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Email Email the Economic Development Department


Community Development Documents 

Arabic translation courtesy of Osama Siblani and the Arab American News

Economic Development

Permit Services