Van Buren Township

Animal Control & Ordinances

The Ordinance Department is here to serve the best interests of the community, acting under the authority and direction of Township ordinances.  Ordinance Officers work collaboratively with residents and business owners to resolve ordinance violations.  The officers are also available to meet with residential and business groups in an effort to increase awareness and understanding of ordinance requirements.

Our Commitment to the Community:
To seek the cooperation of property owners of the Township to bring about timely compliance with our ordinances while always being mindful to protect and preserve individual rights.  Our goal is to fairly and objectively enforce the ordinances of the Township.  Striving to provide a safe and healthy environment, of well maintained properties that will sustain property values and preserve Van Buren Township as a desired place to reside and conduct business.

TO report an ordinance violation
To submit an ordinance complaint, contact the Public Safety dispatch center at: (734) 699-8930 OR complete the Ordinance Violation form below.


A specific address is important. If an address is unavailable then list the property as being in a direction immediately (north, south, east or west of) a known address. If the location is a vacant property please provide the known addresses of the properties bordering the location of the comlaint.