FOIA (Freedom of Information Act)

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to Washtenaw County may be submitted by any of the following means:

  • Email FOIA Coordinator
  • Fax: 734-222-6758
  • Mail to:
    Washtenaw County
    Attention: FOIA Coordinator
    P.O. Box 8645
    Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
  • Online: Submit a FOIA Request Form
  • Verbal: Verbal requests will be accepted for information that is available on the County’s public website. The response to a verbal request will be informing the requester of the pertinent website address.

Washtenaw County FOIA Coordinators - Contact Information

  • General
    • Tammy Richards
      220 N Main Street
      P.O. Box 8645
      Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
      Phone: 734-222-6737
      Email Tammy Richards
  • Community Mental Health
  • Environmental Health Division, Health Department and Building Inspection 
    • Tonya Cole
      705 N Zeeb Road
      P.O. Box 8645
      Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
      Phone: 734-222-3962
      Email Tonya Cole
  • Prosecuting Attorney
    • Darren Miller, FOIA Coordinator
    • Felicia Grimes, FOIA Coordinator
    • Gabrielle Oconnor, FOIA Coordinator
      200 N Main Street
      P.O. Box 8645
      Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
      Phone: 734-222-6620
      Email [email protected]

      For the Prosecuting Attorney, email your request and include the name of the defendant/convict and file number.

Requests should specify the desired records and include a name, phone number, mailing address and email if available. Additional identifying information may be requested in order to complete a search for the requested records.

Exempt Agencies

“In accordance with MCL 15.232(d)(v), the Judiciary is exempt from FOIA:

  • (d) “Public body” means any of the following: (v) The judiciary, including the office of the county clerk and employees thereof when acting in the capacity of clerk to the circuit court, is not included in the definition of public body.


In accordance with the new requirements effective July 1, 2015, Washtenaw County is providing the following:

Additional Information

For additional information on the Freedom of Information act (FOIA) you may visit the State of Michigan Attorney General's Office.