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Due to the Extreme Heat over the upcoming week, the City of Westland has opened an emergency cooling center for residents. Cooling Center hours and location.

Westland City Hall, City Parks and the Jefferson Barns Community Vitality Center are open for our residents. Online services and the City drop boxes are still available for residents to use.  The two drop boxes located at City Hall for bill payments (no cash please) and document drop offs that will be checked daily.  The Senior Friendship Center will continue to be closed until further notice.  Thank you for your patience in this unprecedented challenging time and please stay healthy.

 
LeBlanc    

City Clerk:

Richard LeBlanc

Deputy City Clerk:
Susan Hoff

Address:
City Hall
36300 Warren Road
Westland, MI 48185

email:
clerk@cityofwestland.com
Phone:  734-467-3185
Fax:  734-422-1208

Absentee Ballot Application Requests:  734-793-9432

Hours:  9:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday

Election Inspector:  State Training Videos


 


Funeral Homes and Individuals

Requesting Certified Copies of Vital Records

For all Vital Record Requests - Birth and Death - please request using the forms found by using the links on the right side of this page.

- All requests will be processed using the United States Post Office.

- You may mail your request to City of Westland; Office of the City Clerk; 36300 Warren Road; Westland, MI  48185, or drop it off at City Hall using the white city mailbox located at the east end of the parking lot.


2020 Election Dates:

STATE PRIMARY ELECTION ~ August 4, 2020

Mail / Online Registration Closes – Monday, July 20, 2020

In Person Registration – July 21, 2020 - August 4, 2020

STATE GENERAL ELECTION ~ November 3, 2020

Mail / Online Registration Closes – Monday, October 19, 2020

In Person Registration – October 20, 2020 - November 3, 2020

 


 

The City Clerk is an elected position. The city clerk's department is responsible for providing various services. Citizens can obtain information and receive assistance for:

  • Animal licenses
  • Licensing for mechanical amusement equipment, billiard rooms, street vendors, solicitors, collision and bump shops, used car dealers, junk yards, and pet stores.
  • Birth and death certificates filed in the City of Westland only
  • City charter, code and zoning board of appeals issues (city, precinct and zoning maps can be purchased and the Westland City Charter* can be found online. To view the City Charter, please click here. Then, click on the "Part I Charter" folder within the table of contents on the left side of the page.
  • Processing of applications for persons appearing before the zoning board of appeals
  • Issues relating to city council and contact with its members
  • Permanent records, documents and ordinances of the city, please note that the Municipal Code of Ordinances* can be found online
  • Precinct locations, voter registration and federal, state and local elections.
  • Issues relating to the fire and police civil service commission

 


Having a Garage or Yard Sale ??

A Permit is required in the City of Westland. Applications are available at the City Clerk's office Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Garage/yard sale permit fees are as follows:

  • Indivdual homes, group, church or social, civic or charitable organization 

First permit in a calendar year: $5.00

Subsequent permits (up to 4): $ 5.00

  • Subdivision or condominum complex or association:

First permit in a calendar year: $25.00

Subsequent permits (up to two): $25.00

Assigned permits numbers must be visible on all signage.
Please refer to the sign ordinance, Ordinance 248, Article XV

Please contact the Clerk's Office with any questions at (734) 467-3185

For a printable copy of the application click here:  Yard Sale Permit Application


BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES

Birth and death certificates for certain persons are available in the City Clerk's office.

BIRTH CERTIFICATES:
To obtain a copy of your birth certificate, YOU MUST HAVE BEEN BORN IN THE CITY OF WESTLAND AFTER 1978. Either the person for whom the birth was registered or that person’s mother or father (as long as they are listed on the birth certificate) may request a copy. The person requesting a copy must have picture identification under most circumstances. The certificate will be certified with a City Seal and be on safety paper to verify authenticity. We must have a request in writing to verify a copy is on file with the City. The fee is:

$18.00 for the first copy
$6.00 for any subsequent copy

 Request for Birth Record

DEATH CERTIFICATES:
To obtain a copy of a death certificate, THAT PERSON MUST HAVE DIED WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF WESTLAND. You must know the person's name and the date of death. The certificate will be certified with a City Seal and on safety paper to verify authenticity. We must have a request in writing to verify a copy is on file with the City. The fee is:

$18.00 for the first copy
$6.00 for any subsequent copy

Veterans Death Certificates fee waived (up to 5 at time of filing)

Request for Death Record