Welcome to Quality Living

Northville is a lively city, with a 150-year old history, that offers beautiful neighborhoods, a vibrant business district, first-rate schools and city services, historic buildings and settings, and plenty of parks and trails for relaxing, enjoying nature and staying active.

The city embraces its heritage with historic buildings in downtown Northville, neighborhoods that feature 19th Century homes, and unique historical sites.

Specialty shops, art galleries, theaters, restaurants and intriguing landmarks abound in the walkable downtown.

If you’re looking for green space, you’ll find it at the city’s numerous parks and trails – many with woods, ponds and rivers. Children and adults alike can explore and exercise in acres of green space – perfect for walking and running. City roads have plenty of bike lanes for leisure and serious bikers.

Come to Northville to experience all that makes this city a destination for quality living.

City Council

City Council Update - July 17, 2017


Site Plan Review process – City Council approved changes to the ordinance that clarified when the Planning Commission, city staff and consultants must review and approve changes to a site plan. The changes also allow the Planning Commission to extend preliminary or final approval to a site plan if the applicant provides good cause.

Front yard open space – City Council approved changes to an ordinance that include requiring new single-family homes to leave at least 65% of the required front yard unpaved.

View all the highlights from the City Council meeting on July 19, 2017

Games In Town Square

Downtown Northville brings oversized games to Town Square for the summer

For those who enjoy playing Jenga, Corn Hole, Dominos or Connect 4 and like being outdoors during the summer, visit downtown Northville to “get your game on” with these newly made oversized games.

Sponsored by the Northville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and The Village Workshop, the games are available in Town Square (on Main Street across from the clock).

Vacancy Planning Commission

City of Northville invites residents to apply for open seat on the Planning Commission

The Northville City Council is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission, with members selected by the Northville City Council. The commission has nine members that serve three-year staggered terms. It regularly meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month.


Mosquito pool in Pontiac tests positive for West Nile Virus

The first mosquito pool in Oakland County tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). No human cases of the virus have been confirmed in Oakland County yet this year. Preventive measures help reduce the risk of catching this mosquito-borne disease, which is typically detected from June through September.

Get tips to prevent mosquito bites.


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