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.
June 18 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.


  • TOPO Explorers: PreK in the Park
    City of Harbor Springs Parks and Recreation to Host PreK TOPO Explorers This Summer Harbor Springs, Michigan–June 16, 2021 – The parks of Harbor Springs…
  • Open Board Positions
    The City of Harbor Springs is looking to fill three volunteer board positions: -Tree Advisory Board member -Marina Park Committee member -Zoning Board of Appeals…
  • Headlee Amendment Override Ballot Initiative
    On November 2, the City is going to ask voters to override the Headlee Amendment. To learn more about the Headlee Amendment and this ballot…
  • Fundraising for Harbor Springs Pickleball Courts!
    Local pickleball enthusiasts and community volunteers are spearheading a fundraising effort to raise at least $7,200 for improved pickleball courts and facilities in Harbor Springs. …
  • News Articles

    City Meetings

    July 1 (Thursday)
    Planning Commission (Cancelled)
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting (Cancelled)
    July 8 (Thursday)
    Harbor Springs Area Sewage Disposal Authority
    4:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Sewer Authority
    July 9 (Friday)
    Redevelopment Ready Community Committee - CANCELLED
    10:00 am
    Redevelopment Ready Community Committee
    July 14 (Wednesday)
    Harbor Commission
    4:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Harbor Commission Meetings
    Zoning Board of Appeals
    5:30 pm
    Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
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