Due to the current drop in temperature over this weekend, the City of Westland is closing it's cooling centers but will continue to monitor temperatures and reopen the cooling centers as needed. 

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.


Absentee Ballots

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Absentee Ballots:

Request an Absentee Ballot Application for an upcoming election by calling 734-793-9432 and leaving your name and address. An Application will be mailed to you. Applications will also be available on this webpage and at City Hall approximately two months before each election.


All registered voters are eligible to request an Absentee Ballot. You may apply in person or by mail.

Click on this link to download an application. Return to Westland City Hall when complete.

2020 AV Application - August/November


Returning Your Voted Absentee Ballot:

 By Mail:  Absentee ballots can be mailed back to the Clerk's Office via the US Postal Service. Adequate postage must be placed on the envelope. Please send absentee ballots as soon as possible to avoid mailing delays. Ballots must be received by Election Day in order to count.

By Drop-Off:  Absentee ballots can be returned any time of day or night by using the White - City of Westland Mail Box located on the East side of City Hall (near the regular US Postal Mailbox). NO postage is necessary when using the White -  City of Westland Mail Box. Ballots will be accepted until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.


Permanent Absentee Voter List:

A registered voter in the City of Westland can request to be added to this list in order to receive an Absent Voter Application prior to each election. Recipients of these applications must complete the application for each election and return it to the Clerk's Office in order to receive a ballot.

Follow the link in red,  complete the required form and submit to the Clerk's office to be placed on this list. 

Request for Permanent List


Military and Overseas Citizen Absentee Ballots:

If you are an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine, the family of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine, or if you are a U.S. Citizen residing outside of the United States you may request an absentee ballot by completing a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and submitting it to the Westland City Clerk's office. Visit https// for more information.