Petoskey News

Aug 17,2018

Planning Commission Recommends 2019-2024 CIP to Council

Meeting in regular session, Thursday, August 16, 2018 the Planning Commission heard a McLaren Northern Michigan hospital construction update and forwarded to City Council its recommendation to approve the 2019-2024 Capital Improvements Plan.

Aug 13,2018

Weekly Rubbish Collection

Fall collection will be for a period of two weeks in late August/early September.  This four-week-long program will provide collection services to residents located West of Howard Street on Tuesdays and to residents East of Howard Street on Wednesdays. 

Rubbish drop-off services will be provided for Bay Harbor residents.

Click HERE for dates and details.

Aug 06,2018

Now accepting applications for Citizen Academy

The Department of Public Safety is hosting its 8th Annual Citizen Academy September 6, 2018- October 25, 2018. Classes will be every Thursday night from 6:30 PM- 9:30 PM. This Citizen Academy is free and is designed to give the community a better knowledge of the Public Safety Department's operations and procedures. Participants will receive instruction in several areas including criminal law, interviewing and interrogation, fire operations, emergency medical services, and more. Applications can be found at the Public Safety office or on our website and emailed to Chief Breed at For more information, please call 231-347-2500.

Jul 23,2018

Petoskey Public Safety 2018 Water Ball Competition

Please join us for a spirited competition as local police and fire departments battle it out! Winners will have their names engraved on the Petoskey Department of Public Safety Water Ball trophy and possess bragging rights until 2019! This year, graduates of the Citizen's Academy are welcome to join as well. To register a team of two, please contact Lt. Troxel at (231) 347-2500. The competition will take place Saturday August 18, 2018 beginning at 2:00 PM behind the Fire Station at 100 West Lake Street and is open to the public.  We hope to see you there!

Jun 08,2018

Downtown Farmers Market

The Downtown Petoskey Farmer's Market is back again this summer and will be held every Friday from June 15th to September 28th, from 8:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the 400 block of Howard Street between Mitchell and Michigan Streets (between J.C. Penney's and Julienne Tomatoes). Streets will be closed off to welcome local producers and the bounty of fresh items that they have to offer. Stop by and find everything that you would need for a wonderful meal, from organic meats to fresh fruits and vegetables, and even flowers to finish the table off.

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!

Aug 16,2017

Petoskey #15 Safest Cities in Michigan

SafeWise ranks Petoskey as #15 of the 20 safest cities in Michigan in 2017.