Our Office processes claims against the City. A claim is any situation where the City is alleged to have created property damage or a financial obligation. This can include, but is not limited to:
- Damage to property by City owned vehicles
- Special Assessments on property, such as Grass and Weeds or Board Up Fees
- Improperly charged fees for City services like recycling
For sewer back up issues or damage caused by potholes on City roads, please contact the Public Service Department at (517) 483-4455 for the appropriate forms.
Fill out a claim form online
Claims involving special assessments are handled through a special Claims Review Committee. Click here for a description of the claims review process.
Claims involving property damage alleged to have been caused by City owned vehicles or City employees while performing their assigned duties are handled by the OCA in coordination with the City's insurance company.
Please feel free to contact us at (517) 483-4320 for additional information.