Economic Development

23555 Goddard Road
Taylor, MI 48180

Economic Development

George H. Sutherland
Phone: (734) 374-8747
Fax: (734) 374-2732

Monday Through Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Economic Development

Downtown Development Authority:

In April 1999, the City of Taylor adopted an ordinance to establish a Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to designate Development District boundaries within which the DDA may exercise powers. The Development District is comprised of properties fronting Goddard Road, between Telegraph and Allen Roads. The DDA is governed by a 13-member board appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.

The intent of the DDA is to promote economic growth, to correct and prevent deterioration, to increase property tax valuation, and to enhance the physical environment of the Development District.

The DDA prepared a Development Plan designed to enhance the overall image of the corridor by carrying out a series of improvement activities and programs. This will be implemented during the 30-year life of the plan.



IFT applications can be found on the State of Michigan website,4679,7-121-1751_2228---,00.html


The State of Michigan has recently amended legislation pertaining to the regulation of second hand dealers and junk dealers. In order to comply with the new state legislation, the City has also amended sections of its Ordinance relating to Secondhand or Junk Dealers. Please note that the amended City Ordinance is now in full effect.

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