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.
January 15 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.


  • 2021 City of Harbor Springs DDA Tree Project – Option A & Option B
    Qualified contractors are invited to bid on the City of Harbor Springs Downtown Development Authority  (DDA)  2021 DDA Tree Project – Option A  and/or  2021…
  • State Epidemic Gathering and Facemask Orders Extended through February 1
    Under the latest MDHHS epidemic order, public gatherings are still restricted. City boards can thus only meet remotely through at least February 1. City Hall…
  • Bull Moose Well-Head Connection Project
    Qualified contractors are invited to bid on the City of Harbor Springs Public Works/Water   “Bull Moose Well-Head Connection Project. Please click on the below link…
  • City Hall Remains Closed
    City Hall will remained closed to the public through at least December 18th; however, City Hall staff are working remotely and in the office to…
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    Meetings & Events

    February 1 (Monday)
    City Council Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting (REMOTE MEETING)
    February 4 (Thursday)
    8:30 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
    Planning Commission - Electronic Meeting
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting
    February 10 (Wednesday)
    ZBA Electronic Remote Meeting
    5:30 pm
    Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
    February 11 (Thursday)
    Harbor Springs Area Sewage Disposal Authority
    4:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Sewer Authority
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