City Council

The Detroit City Council is the legislative body of Detroit, Michigan, United States. The full-time council is required to meet every business day for at least 10 months of the year, with at least eight of these meetings occurring at a location besides city hall. The council may convene for special meetings at the call of the mayor or at least four members of council.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-42) went into effect on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Therefore, Detroit City Council will be meeting virtually using videoconferencing until further notice.  This action is being taken in accordance with Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-48, which allows electronic meetings for legislative bodies.

City Council Sessions may be viewed in the following manner

Please use the link below to watch the meeting on Channel 10:

Channel 10


Watch online by using and clicking on Channel 10.


To attend by phone only, call one of these numbers: 

+1 929 436 2866

+1 312 626 6799

+1 669 900 6833

+1 253 215 8782 

+1 301 715 8592

+1 346 248 7799 

Use meeting id:  738 256 485


To attend online:


Public Comment:
To participate at the time of Public Comment, please raise your hand within the zoom application.
1. Telephone participants: Raise your hand by pressing *9
2. Web participants: Raise your hand by clicking raise hand in the application or pressing
    a. Windows computer = [ALT] + [Y]
    b. Apple computers = [OPTION] + [Y]
To be consistent with how Public Comment has been handled for in-person meetings:

  • You will be called on in the order in which your hand is raised
  • All time limits set by the meeting Chair will still be enforced
  • Any hands raised after the Chair ends submission of public comments, will not be able to speak at the meeting

All interested persons are invited to be present and be heard as to their views. Persons making oral presentations are encouraged to submit written copies to the City Clerk’s Office [email protected] via e-mail, for the record.


If interpretation or translation services are needed call The Department of Civil Rights, Inclusion & Opportunity at 313-224-4950. 

City Council President
City Council Pro Tem