Thank you for your interest in opening a business in the City of Dearborn!
The Economic & Community Development Department has designed a simple and effective process that will walk you through each stage in obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy. Because every business is different, several steps may need to take place before you are able to occupy your space and open for business.
These web pages will help guide you through the steps to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy:
Whether occupying an existing space or constructing a building, our team is here to help. Please do not hesitate to call us at 313-943-2195 if you have any questions or concerns regarding this process.
Economic & Community Development
Commercial Services Department
13615 Michigan Ave., Suite 9
Dearborn, MI 48126