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301 E. Huron ​St., 4th Floor
Ann Arbor, MI
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Standard Specifications

Working within the roadway

Temporary permission to res​erve a parking lane for work-related purposes requires a reservation form (PDF) to be completed and submitted.


Construction plan preparation 

After receiving final plan approval


Public infrastructure improvements and impacts to the public right-of-w​ay

​Utility Inspection Fees: Engineering will charge all project-related services on an hourly basis in accordance with the fee schedule in effect at the time the service is provided. These services include, but are not limited to: construction engineering and project oversight, full-time inspection and utility testing; preparation and review of as-built mark-ups and field reports; travel time; and meetings during construction. 

The current hourly rate for project engineer’s time is $145 per hour.  The inspector’s regular hourly rate is $147 per hour, and the overtime rate is $215 per hour and the as-built time is $92 per hour.  Bacteriological Tests are $30 per test.​​

Sidewalks, ramps and drive approaches

Improvement Charge Research

If you would like to request improvement charge research for a specific township property that can be annexed to the City, please call 734-794-6333 or e-mail [email protected]. Please be advised that it takes 1 to 2 weeks to research these improvement charges. Please have the following information handy when you call, or include it with your e-mail:

  • Address/ Location/ Subdivision
  • Lot number
  • Tax ID number
  • Property owner​​