Welcome to the City of Ypsilanti!

Ypsilanti is located just east of Ann Arbor and 35 miles from Detroit. Ypsilanti is known for its rich historical facilities, river side parks and is also home of Eastern Michigan University, which it collaborates with regularly. 

Ypsilanti prides itself on its green initiatives, including city-wide LED streetlights, the use of solar panels to produce energy, and a curbside textile recycling program. Ypsilanti has a large array of parks with over 10 for recreational purposes and a vast number of festivals that take place along the Huron River, bringing in large crowds of citizens and tourists alike, including the Heritage Festival, Elvisfest, Beer Fest, The Color Run and several car shows. 

The City has a growing downtown area and the historic Depot town with many thriving restaurants and attractions such as the Hudson Car Museum, and the fire fighters museum. Ypsilanti is also known to be rich of diversity and its many artistic endeavors to help people express themselves creatively. 

The City of Ypsilanti has been awarded a Foodie for best food destination, and in 2015 was ranked sixth in best place to live if you’re single. With its growing list of activities and population, Ypsilanti is the best kept secret in southeast Michigan!
  1. Double Trash Week (August 20-24, 2018)

    During the week of August 20th to 24th, 2018, each residential unit is permitted to set out twice the normal trash amount on their regular trash pick-up day. Read on...
  2. PUBLIC NOTICE: Zoning Board of Appeals August Meeting

    A public hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals at their regular meeting on August 22, 2018. Read on...
  3. PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: To amend Chapter 58, Article III, Division 1, Section 58-62 of the Ypsilanti

    The City of Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the 7:00 p.m. regular meeting of City Council in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197. Read on...
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