Petoskey News

Sep 17,2021

Planning Commission Meets

At its meeting Thursday night, the Planning Commission heard a presentation on a conceptual site plan for 202 E. Mitchell Street and postponed action on a requested amendment to the site plan for 124 E. Mitchell.   The Commission also schedule a public hearing on several zoning ordinance amendments including elimination of density restriction in the business and industrial districts, reduction of private street width standards for over eight units, and building height changes in the B-2, B-2A, B-2B, O-S, and B-3 Zoning Districts.

Sep 16,2021

DPW Crews Flushing Fire Hydrants Throughout City

Department of Public Works crews will begin fire hydrant flushing September 15 and maintenance procedures at various locations throughout the City.  Flushing will be accomplished only during daylight hours.  Please look for posted signs for hydrant flushing in your area.


Sep 09,2021

Proposed 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Plan Issued

The proposed 2022 - 2027 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for the City of Petoskey will be introduced and reviewed by City Council at their Monday, September 20, 2021 meeting. This document serves as an instrument to identify needs and financing sources for public infrastructure improvements. It also informs city residents how the City plans to address significant capital needs over the next six years. 


Aug 03,2021

Grow Solar Little Traverse Information

Grow Solar Little Traverse is an Education and Group Purchasing Program for Residential and Other Small-Scale Solar.  Offered by Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities. and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, homeowners, business owners, and farm owners throughout the Little Traverse Bay area in Michigan, may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure significant discounts that make installing solar more affordable for your home or property.

Jul 21,2021

Iron Belle-Bear River Bridge Open to Public

The City of Petoskey Parks and Recreation Department would like to inform the public the new Iron Belle-Bear River bridge, which connects the North Central Michigan College’s 195-acre Natural Area to the City of Petoskey’s River Road Sports Complex, is now open. The addition of the bridge allows users of the North Country Trail a safer pedestrian experience by eliminating 3 miles of vehicular shared route. The Iron Belle-Bear River Bridge was a cooperative effort between the City of Petoskey, North Country Trail Association, Jordan Valley 45° Chapter and North Central Michigan College. “This is another step forward for outdoor recreation in our community, and I extend congratulations to all involved” exclaimed NCMC President David Roland Finley.

Jun 28,2021

City Hall Solar Demonstration Project Information

Solar panels and demonstration project on City Hall is complete. Energy data related to the project can be found at the following link:

Dec 17,2020

Utility Relief Efforts for Families-In-Need

Unemployment rates continue to be extremely high with many individuals and families struggling to pay their monthly utility bills. The City of Petoskey continues to partner with a number of local organizations to assist with utility payments.

Oct 15,2019

Video Highlighting City's Efforts to Transition to Clean Energy Sources (click here)

In collaboration with the Petoskey Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation and the CS Mott Foundation, the City has initiated efforts to transition to clean energy sources.

Apr 19,2018

Voluntary Renewable Energy Program

Help contribute to making our community a greener place by enrolling in the City's Voluntary Green Pricing Program. Create a better future for Petoskey for only 1¢ per kilowatt hour!