How to Do Business Without Visiting City Hall

  1. General Services
  2. 23rd District Court
  3. Police Department
  4. Fire Stations
  5. DPW & Compost Center
  6. Additional Notices

All buildings, with the exception of the Police Department lobby and some district court functions, are closed to walk-in visitors until further notice, per Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s March 23, 2020 executive order due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you want to be informed of happenings, news and other functions involving the City, sign up for the “Notify Me” program. For many common concerns, use the free “iCare Taylor” app, which is available at The App Store. Many business functions can be handled online through the “City Form” Center.

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The library is completely closed to the public, and curbside service is no longer available during this time period. Staff is working from home to assign cards granting residents access to online materials, as well as checking email and messages.

All clerk's items are handled via appointment only at this time. Please call us to schedule an appointment for any reason, including election information. FOIA requests can be submitted online. Everything can be handled via email with the exception of death records..

Closed to the public. If you have a scheduled birthday party during the closure, option to reschedule date or deposit will be refunded. (Offer good only if date is in the current closure time frame.) Animal care will continue on a daily basis. Veterinary care is available if needed. For questions, call (734)-374-5946.

Both golf courses are open to the public as well as Lake House Bar & Grille. The Taylor Sportsplex remains closed until further notice.

The Ford Senior Center is closed. Messages may be left on the senior center’s phone number, (313) 291-7740. Emails can be sent to

Phone appointments only. Inspections in residential homes suspended unless it is an extremely time sensitive (for a home closing, certificate of occupancy) or an emergency. Some inspections are still being completed (mostly exterior). Some commercial inspections are being completed when the building is not being occupied.

To leave a message for our Parks and Recreation Department please call (734)-374-8900 Option 2. However, email is our preferred method of communication at this at

Visits to the Animal Shelter are unnessesary at this time as we will pick up stray animals and do the needed paperwork at the scene, please call for this service. Visits inside the Animal Shelter are also suspended at this time. Animal control will take care of issues in the parking lot by taking proper precautions. A limited number of volunteers and other visitors will be allowed inside the shelter at the same time.

Officers will continue monitoring violations, extend warnings but avoid issuing tickets temporarily.

Residents can do business with all of these offices through telephone calls, emails or online forms.

If you are paying a bill, please pay online or use the drop box outside City Hall on Pine Street.