Code Appeals

Construction Code Board of Appeals Calendar

Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. If the specific Wednesday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the Thursday immediately following.

Meetings are held at 7:00 PM, in the Western Washtenaw County Service Center (see locations page), 705 North Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor.

All requests and fees must be received seven working days prior to the hearing date. If there are no cases or business to be handled, the hearing will be canceled.

List of Washtenaw County Construction Code Board of Appeals Members


What information do I need to submit prior to my Board of Appeals Hearing?

To apply for a Construction Code Board of Appeals hearing, the following information must be submitted with a check so that it arrives seven working days prior to the hearing date:

  • A completed Washtenaw County Building Construction Code Board of Appeals Application.

  • Include a detailed blueprint, pictures, or any other information that will help the Board of Appeals understand your situation or circumstances.

  • Please be sure that information submitted is clear and can be copied. (No larger than 11 x 17)

  • The fee for a Board of Appeals hearing is $150.00 for residential requests and $300.00 for commercial requests.

  • Send all materials and checks to:
    Washtenaw County Building Services
    P.O. Box 8645
    Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
    ATTN: Anita Heath

    Make checks payable to:
    Washtenaw County Building Services

  • Note: Board of Appeals members may contact you for a site visit.

If no application is received for a hearing, the meeting will be canceled. Be sure to include all required information in your request packet, along with the check. Hearing requests must reach our office seven working days prior to the hearing date. You can stop by the office or mail in requests. If you have any concerns please contact Anita Heath at 734-222-3903.


How do I request a Barrier Free Exception?

To request a barrier free exceptions, you must request a hearing from the State Bureau of Construction Codes -- See the State of Michigan Barrier Free Design Exception Process.

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