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.
October 1 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.


  • Halloween 2021 Trick or Treating
    Harbor Springs Trick or Treating will be held Sunday, October 31st 5:30-7:30 PM.…
  • Open City Board Positions
    Open City Board Positions The City has a Planning Commission spot that it is seeking to fill immediately. The term is set to expire in…
  • 2021 Fall Leaf and Brush Pick-Up Program
    PUBLIC NOTICE 2021 FALL LEAF AND BRUSH PICK-UP PROGRAM Fall leaf and brush pick-up begins on Monday, October 4th and ends on Friday, November…
  • Notice of Water Main Replacement Work and Detour Route
    Starting on Monday, September 13, the City will begin work on replacing its water main from its Bullmoose well to West Bluff Drive (M-119). This…
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    City Meetings

    October 18 (Monday)
    City Council Regular Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Regular Meeting
    October 20 (Wednesday)
    October 21 (Thursday)
    Planning Commission
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting
    November 1 (Monday)
    City Council Regular Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Regular Meeting
    November 4 (Thursday)
    DDA/PSD -
    8:30 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
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