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.


  • 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…
  • City Beach Swim at Your Own Risk
    Please be advised the Zorn City Beach will be swim at your own risk starting Saturday, August 21st. Life guards will no longer be on…
  • City Board Member Application for High School Juniors and Seniors
    City Board Member Application for High School Juniors and Seniors Applications Due: September 10, 2021 If you are a junior or senior in high school…
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    City Meetings

    October 4 (Monday)
    City Council Regular Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Regular Meeting
    October 5 (Tuesday)
    Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority - Canceled
    1:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority Quarterly Meetings
    October 7 (Thursday)
    DDA/PSD -
    8:30 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
    Planning Commission
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting
    October 8 (Friday)
    Redevelopment Ready Community Committee - CANCELLED
    10:00 am
    Redevelopment Ready Community Committee
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