Petoskey News

Oct 19,2018

Set Trick-or-Treat Hours

The Department of Public Safety staff has scheduled the annual Halloween trick-or-treat time for 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 31. Department of Public Safety personnel will provide additional patrols during this period.

Oct 19,2018

Planning Commission Discusses Accessory Dwelling Units

Meeting in regular session, Thursday, October 18, 2018 the Planning Commission conditionally approved an amendment to a Master Site Facilities Plan for McLaren Northern Michigan.

Oct 19,2018

Council Hears Informational Presentations from Public Safety Director

Meeting in regular session, Monday, October 15, 2018 City Council heard an informational presentation by the Public Safety Director concerning the state-wide ballot proposal regarding legalizing recreational marijuana.

Oct 18,2018

Downtown Restroom Expansion/Renovation Project to Commence

Project to be Completed by May 1, 2019

The City of Petoskey has successfully met all of the requirements from the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources to begin renovating the downtown bathrooms in Pennsylvania Park this Fall. The $371,000 project is funded with $150,000 grant through the Land and Water Conservation Fund with the remaining funded through the City of Petoskey and the Downtown Management Board.

Oct 12,2018

2018 Leaf Pick-Up Schedule

The City will be performing annual leaf pickup on the following dates:

WARD 1 – Thursday, November 1, 2018
WARD 2 – Monday, November 5, 2018
WARD 3 – Wednesday, November 7, 2018
WARD 4 – Friday, November 9, 2018

Oct 12,2018

November General Election Information

On November 6, 2018 Petoskey voters will consider local issues including Second and Fourth Ward City Council seats, Mayor and local proposals.  Voters will also vote on State and local offices, as well as State proposals.

Sep 11,2018

Hydrant Flushing Schedule Set

Department of Public Works crews will begin fire hydrant flushing and maintenance procedures at various locations throughout the City Monday, September 17.  Flushing will be accomplished only during daylight hours.  Please look for posted signs for hydrant flushing in your area.

Customers might experience discolored water as a result of hydrant-flushing operations. If so, faucets should be opened to allow water to run freely for several minutes until becoming clear.

Questions may be directed to Martin Flynn, Water/Wastewater Supervisor, at 231-347-2500 or

Aug 24,2018

City becomes 25th Community to be RRC Certified

Meeting in regular session, Monday August 20, 2018 City Council heard a presentation by MEDC and State representatives recognizing the City of Petoskey as the 25th community to be certified under the statewide Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) program.

Apr 19,2018

Voluntary Renewable Energy Program

You can contribute to making our community a greener place by choosing to have a portion, or all of your electricity generated by renewable sources. The City of Petoskey is now offering a Voluntary Renewable Energy Program for all electric customers to help create a better future for Petoskey!