Abandonment of Public Right-of-Way

The Washtenaw County Road Commission has authority, pursuant to MCL S224, MSA S9.118 to abandon all or part of a county road. Please refer to the following document for complete instructions: 

Procedures for Abandonment of Public Right of Way 

How to Apply for an Abandonment Petition

For inquiries as to how to apply for an abandonment petition, or for inquiries as to whether a right-of-way has been abandoned, please contact:

Mark McCulloch, P.E., Senior Project Manager
Washtenaw County Road Commission
555 N. Zeeb Road
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48103
(734) 327-6679


Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Please have the following information available:

  • Name, telephone number, and e-mail address
  • Township of subject right-of-way
  • Section number of subject right-of-way
  • Subdivision name and lot number
  • Name of closest major road(s)

Note: Fees subject to change.