Brownfield Program

COVID-19 NOTICE:  Due to the closure of County non-essential operations as of March 17th, through at least April 13th, the Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority has canceled it’s regularly-scheduled April 2nd meeting.

The WCBRA held their previously-scheduled Special Meeting of Friday, March 20th at 1:15 p.m. virtually, using Microsoft Teams.  The public is welcome to participate in the meeting using this link to the Microsoft Teams Video Conferencing Meeting:

Follow this Link to Download the 3/20 Special Brownfield Meeting Packet

The Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (WCBRA) has supported redevelopment of 1,059 acres of property. Completed and active projects represent $430 million of new investment and the creation/retention of 3,900+ jobs.

Authority Members

For a list of Brownfield Authority members, visit the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority page.

WCBRA Agendas & Packets

Click this link for agendas and packets.


Click this link for By-Laws, as Revised 10-9-19

Resources To Start A Project

Documents below are essential starting points for brownfield projects. Email Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (WCBRA) for questions and/or further assistance.

Environmental Assessment Grant Program

In May 2017, WCBRA established a grant program to assist public and private entities with environmental assessments on prospective brownfield properties.

Performance Audit

A review was completed in May 2016 of completed brownfield projects to determine the accuracy of key brownfield plan components such as projected job creation, private investment and cost of eligible activities. The results demonstrate the accuracy of approved Brownfield Plans in terms of projected economic impact and level of public subsidy:

For additional information about Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Program, email Nathan Voght or call 734-544-3055.