Welcome to the City of Harbor Springs, Michigan

Harbor Springs is a charming waterfront community that lies in a sheltered bay on the north shore of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. M-119 connects with US 31 seven miles east and south at Bay View, and Petoskey, which is 4 miles away on the south side of the harbor. The area offers an abundance of natural beauty, four seasons of outdoor activity and an array of cultural and culinary attractions.
February 26 City Manager’s Report

The City Manager’s report is released on Fridays before City Council’s meetings.  Some items addressed will be mentioned or discussed at the Council meeting, while other items are included for informational purposes.


  • Invitation to Bid – Spillway Landscape Project
    Qualified contractors are invited to bid on the City of Harbor Springs FEMA Flood-Plain Spillway landscaping project.  Project location is on the north side or…
  • City Utility Bills Software Glitch
    The City of Harbor Spring experienced a software issue in the calculation of the electric usage fuel adjustment on customers’ utility bills. The bills were…
  • City Hall Now Open to Public — February 1
    City Hall has reopened to the public, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Please consider calling or e-mailing City staff to conduct…
  • Harbor Springs Police Press Release on the Events of January 25th
    On Monday, January 25, 2021 at 2:36PM the Harbor Springs Police Department received a phone call from a male subject stating he had placed a…
  • News Articles

    Meetings & Events

    March 2 (Tuesday)
    Board of Review
    4:00 pm
    Board of Review
    March 4 (Thursday)
    8:30 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
    Planning Commission - Electronic Meeting
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting
    March 10 (Wednesday)
    ZBA Electronic Remote Meeting -- Canceled
    5:30 pm
    Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
    March 11 (Thursday)
    Harbor Springs Area Sewage Disposal Authority
    4:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Sewer Authority
    View All Events