Petoskey News

Nov 16,2018

Planning Commission Schedules Public Hearings

Meeting in regular session, Thursday, November 15, 2018, the Planning Commission rescheduled their December meeting to December 13 and scheduled public hearings on the rezoning of the block bounded by East Lake Street, Petoskey Street, East Mitchell Street, and US-31 (former Petoskey Pointe property) to B2 Central Business District and on text changes to Sections 201 Definitions, and 1712 Fences. The Commission also continued its discussion on accessory dwelling units and building heights.

Nov 16,2018

City Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

A reminder that the annual Stafford's Downtown Petoskey Holiday Parade will take place Saturday, November 24 beginning at 10:00 A.M., and will wind through downtown streets and end at Stafford's Perry Hotel, where children will have the opportunity to meet Santa. For further information please visit the Downtown Petoskey website at

Nov 15,2018

ZBA Meeting Canceled

The regular meeting of the City of Petoskey Zoning Board of Appeals scheduled for 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 4, 2018 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. The next regular meeting is scheduled for 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 8, 2018.

Nov 13,2018

Final Leaf Pickup - Weather Permitting


Due to continuing winter weather conditions the citywide leaf pickup that was scheduled for Monday, November 19th has been postponed.  The City will attempt to make one final citywide leaf pickup on Monday, November 26th should weather conditions improve and the snow melt away to allow access to the leaves.  Leaves  should be placed by the curb no later than 7:00 A.M. Monday morning.

After this date please do not place leaves in the street.  Leaves can be dropped off at the City’s yard waste facility located across from the DPW Building at 110 West Sheridan Street. 

Leaves should be placed PRIOR to the scheduled pickup date. Loose leaves should be piled in the gutter on streets with curbs and gutters or on the shoulder of streets without curbs. Leaves bagged in biodegradable bags only should be placed behind the curb on the green lawn. The pickup of brush is performed by a different crew, following a different schedule. Brush must be piled separately from leaves. Please do not pile anything on top of the leaves.

Nov 08,2018

Council Schedules 2019 Budget Public Hearing

Meeting in regular session, Monday, November 5, 2018 City Council scheduled a November 19 public hearing to receive comments concerning the proposed budget and property tax millage rates that have been recommended for fiscal year 2019.

Nov 02,2018

2019 Proposed Annual Budget Issued

As a routine, annual procedure, the City Manager issued the City's proposed 2019 Annual Budget November 1 - that totals $29,805,100 in expenditures - within all 14 City funds. The City Council will accept the proposed budget at its November 5 meeting, and is expected to schedule a public hearing to receive comments concerning the proposal and recommended property-tax-millage rates for 2019.

Click here to view the proposed 2019 Annual Budget.

Oct 31,2018

Parks and Recreation Winter Program Flyer

Enrollment for winter recreation programs are open!  Click the link below to view the 2018 - 2019 Parks and Recreation Winter Programs flyer.

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!