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A limited number of city departments at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center will resume in-person services on July 6.
We aim for a blight-free city.
Known as Detroit's "Blight Court," the Department of Appeals and Hearings (DAH) conducts 25,000 hearings annually on "quality of life" violations aimed at ensuring that property in Detroit is maintained free of blight. The DAH also serves as the appeals court for citizens impacted by certain administrative decisions made by other city departments. Property owners can also pay and inquire about blight tickets at the DAH.
Read the DAH notice here
DAH Adjournment Notice
Department of Appeals and Hearings - Blight Clearance Conference Info & Appointments
Procedures for release of impounded vehicles
Fee schedule for DAH services
Different pieces of information about blight violations
Information on how to file appeals with Wayne County Circuit Court.
Complete this form to appeal to have a default judgement regarding a blight ticket set aside.
Complete this form in order to apply for a blight clearance
Third Judicial Circuit, Wayne County, claim of blight appeal
Complete this form for a bond on a blight appeal
Instructions and form to complete to request a court hearing transcript