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.
July 16 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.


  • Public Input on Short Term Rentals – Tuesday, August 24 @ 6:00 PM
    Planning Commission Needs Public Input on Short Term Rental Topics – Tuesday, August 24, 2021 The City of Harbor Springs is in the process of…
  • Your Tax Money and the Headlee Amendment
    Have you ever wondered where your tax money goes, and how the Headlee Amendment impacts City revenue? Please see these information sheets for a simple…
  • Public Notice for Candidates for City Elected Offices for the November 2, 2021 General Election
    The electorate of the City of Harbor Springs shall elect two (2) City Councilpersons for
    two (2) year terms at the November 2, 2021 General…
  • Summer Exercise Classes!
    SUMMER EXERCISE CLASSES! The City of Harbor Springs is offering exercise classes this summer with instructor Jeanne Schaberg. We are offering three fun classes: RE-FIT…
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    City Meetings

    August 2 (Monday)
    City Council Regular Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Regular Meeting
    August 5 (Thursday)
    DDA/PSD -
    8:30 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
    Planning Commission
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting
    August 11 (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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