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 - May 7 2018

Bond proposal initiative – City Council approved language for a street improvements bond proposal for $3,250,000, funded by a 0.98 millage over 10 years. The Council hasn’t officially decided to put it on the ballot in November, but will vote on it at the May 21 meeting. The Council invites residents to attend the next City Council meeting to learn more about the proposal by asking questions and/or stating their views.

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City Council

Survey results show that people like our communications but there’s room for improvement

A communications survey conducted from March 7 to April 13 received 234 responses. The reason for the survey was to learn whether people are reading City News, a weekly e-newsletter; and Northville Matters, a quarterly print newsletter mailed to all city residents; and whether people are following us on Facebook and Twitter. Of each of these formats and platforms, we asked respondents what they liked about it and how we could improve.

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City Council

The vision of Jay Wendt will continue to serve the city as new developments take shape

What would prompt a business owner to invest 40 years of his free time as a volunteer to the City of Northville to ensure that builders and developers abide by ordinances? For Jay Wendt, retiring chair of the Planning Commission, it was based on an affinity for the city and a belief that new development should enhance a city.

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City Council

Mayor Roth’s State of the Community speech covers topics from roads to new development

City of Northville Mayor Ken Roth provided a comprehensive overview of the City’s challenges and opportunities during the annual State of the Community, April 18, at Schoolcraft College’s VisTaTech Center.

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City Council

Planning Commission Vacancy

City Council is accepting applications for qualified and interested volunteers to fill a vacant position on the Planning Commission.

The Planning Commission mission includes development of the Master Plan and Master Plan Updates, review and approve site plan developments, review and approve special land use requests, review and make recommendations to City Council on all rezoning requests, and review and recommend changes to the Zoning Ordinance.

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