Zoning Administration

Zoning Administration

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For printable zoning maps, go to the Zoning Maps website and click on the map or access the instructional information at the bottom of the page. On the mapAnnArbor​ online mapping webpage, enter the parcel address in the "Search for map features" box at the top of the screen. 
For downtown development the Zoning code may include using the Building Frontage and Downtown Character Areas maps as well. 
For parcel zoning designations, go to the City's eTRAKiT page and click on on the search button under Properties. Enter some or all of the address in the search string, then click on the appropriate parcel record. The zoning designation is found by clicking on the Building and Land Use tab.


For general zoning regulations, go to the Municode website and use the Search box at the top of the page to look for specific provisions. Zoning-related codes are: Chapter 55 Zoning, Chapter 57 Subdivision and Land Use Control, Chapter 59 Off-Street Parking, Chapter 62 Landscaping and Screening, and Chapter 104 Fences.

Additional Zoning Information Guides

The following guides offer additional information on topics of particular interest.


Zoning Reports

The following zoning reports can be compiled upon request for properties within the City of Ann Arbor. A fee is charged to cover staff time. To request a report, complete the form in the link below and mail with payment to Planning​ Services, P.O. Box 8647, Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8647 or email to Planning@a2gov.org. Please allow one week for completion of the report.

Zoning Information/Zoning Analysis Report Application (PDF)

Zoning Information Report/Zoning Verification Letter : includes zoning classification (base and overlay districts, frontage designation), allowable use (permitted, special exception, nonconforming, not permitted), parcel requirements, floodplain category, historic district information, and open zoning violations. Fee = $100.00.
Zoning Analysis Report: includes information provided in zoning confirmation report, plus special exception use approval, site plan approvals and modifications, variances, site plan compliance (if existing condition surveys have been provided by the applicant for analysis), and responses to specific zoning questions.  Fee = $200.00.
Information relate​​d to building inspection history, certificates of occupancy, or rental housing inspection reports can be obtained by submitting a Freedom of Information Act request to the City’s FOIA Coordinator.

Zoning Complaints

Questions or concerns about potential zoning, off-street parking, site plan or fence violations may be directed to Planning staff by calling 734.794.6265 or emailing Planning@a2gov.org.


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​Planning & Development Services
301 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor
Planning Manager

Brett Lenart, AICP 
734.794.6000 x42606