Executive Order #110 Loosens Some Stay Home Restrictions

Posted on June 3rd, 2020
On June 1, Governor Whitmer issued Executive order #110, which loosened restrictions for much of the State. Social distancing guidelines — such as remaining 6 feet from others and wearing a mask in enclosed public spaces — must still be followed. Here are the highlights of the new orde…

Public Restrooms

Posted on May 20th, 2020
Please see the following opening dates for the City’s public restrooms. We urge all visitors to wear personal protective equipment, such as facemasks, when using City restrooms. Make sure to wash your hands before and after use. The restrooms will be cleaned daily but you will be using them a…

Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order No. 2020-92

Posted on May 19th, 2020
On May 18, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order No. 2020-92, which replaces the previous “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order. The new order divides Michigan into different regions. Harbor Springs is in Region 6. The new order allows certain activities and businesses to open in our regio…

2019 Annual Police Report

Posted on May 19th, 2020
To the Mayor, City Council, City Manager, Residents and guests, I am pleased to submit the 2019 Harbor Springs Police Department Annual Report to the City Administration, the citizens of Harbor Springs, and our guests. The report includes statistical crime data, traffic enforcement statistics…

Stay Home Order Extended Until May 28

Posted on May 8th, 2020
On May 7, Governor Whitmer extended the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order until May 28. Executive Order #2020-77 brings few changes to the previous Executive Order #2020-69. In the new order, the following activities are allowed to resume:
  1. Workers necessary to train, credential, and lic

Ford Park Launch Ramp Permit Applications

Posted on April 27th, 2020
You may now fill out the Ford Park Launch Ramp Permit application and submit it to the City. Ford Park Launch Ramp Permit Application…

Summary of Changes to the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order

Posted on April 27th, 2020
Governor Whitmer extended the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through May 15. Executive Order #2020-59 clarifies, restates, and expands Executive Order #2020-42, as well as creates new exceptions and further guidance on social distancing. The City of Harbor Springs has provided this summary…

Suspension of Marina Rule C.11 on Occupancy of Slips and Moorings

Posted on April 27th, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying federal and statewide restrictions have created significant disruptions for businesses and individuals. The boating community is no exception. The City understands that many permit holders may not be able to boat at all this summer or as much as they wo…