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 17 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.


  • Board Member Application for High School Juniors and Seniors
    Applications Due: September 11, 2020 If you are a junior or senior in high school and attend Harbor Springs High School or live within the…
  • Historical Society Aha Restoration and Conceptual Ideas for Shay Park
    The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society has teamed up with Moran Iron Works to restore the Aha, an Ephraim Shay vessel. The following materials document…
  • New State COVID-19 Measures for Northern Michigan
    As the number of COVID-19 cases in Northern Michigan gradually rises, the Governor has imposed new (and emphasized previous) measures to ensure that we do…
  • Water Customers: Cross Connection Control Inspections
    This is a notice that some Harbor Springs water customers will be receiving a version of the below letter so that we can inspect the…
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    September 18 (Friday)
    September 21 (Monday)
    City Council Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting (ELECTRONIC MEETING)
    October 1 (Thursday)
    7:30 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
    Planning Commission - Electronic Meeting
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting
    October 5 (Monday)
    City Council Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting (ELECTRONIC MEETING)
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