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.
September 13 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.


  • Floodplain Project: M-119 Closed for Six Weeks
    The second phase of the City’s floodplain mitigation project is set to begin after Labor Day. M-119 will be closed starting on Tuesday, September 3rd…
  • Do Not Knock Registry and Peddler Ordinance
    In order to protect the privacy rights and safety of our residents, the City has created a Do Not Knock Registry. By adding your property…
  • Board Member Applications for High School Juniors and Seniors
    Applications Due: September 6, 2019 If you are a junior or senior in high school and attend Harbor Springs High School or live within the…
  • North Flood Diversion Project: Invitation to Bid
    OWNER: City of Harbor Springs, 160 Zoll St., P.O. Box 678, Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740
    PROJECT: North Flood Diversion Project, City of Harbor Springs, Michigan…
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    Meetings & Events

    October 3 (Thursday)
    8:00 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
    October 7 (Monday)
    City Council
    7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting
    October 9 (Wednesday)
    Harbor Commission
    4:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Harbor Commission Quarterly Meetings
    5:30 pm
    Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
    October 10 (Thursday)
    Harbor Springs Area Sewage Disposal Authority
    4:00 pm
    Sewage Disposal Authority
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