Administrative Appeal

Administrative Appeal Bureau

The City of Detroit Administrative Appeal Bureau was established by City Charter to review administrative decisions of City departments and agencies.       

Appellate Review

  1. The Administrative Appeal Bureau shall review administrative decisions of City departments and agencies upon the request of the person or entity that is subject to such decision or the issuing department or agency. 
  2. The Bureau shall review the decision and make the final agency decision. 
  3. Upon issuance of the final decision of the Bureau, the issuing department or agency or person or entity shall be considered to have exhausted the administrative remedies with regard to that particular matter. 

Administrative Rules and Procedure

Pursuant to the Detroit City Code, the Department of Appeals and Hearings (DAH) has promulgated administrative rules and procedures for the conduct of administrative appeals.