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“The City of Pontiac will be under a Snow Emergency until all local roads have been cleared of snow. We ask that you remove vehicles from the roadway until the plows come through and clear the roads. Once the roads have been plowed, it is acceptable to return your vehicle to the roadway. The snow removal operations will continue throughout tonight and tomorrow with the goal of having all the local streets completely cleared by Sunday afternoon.” Thank you for your cooperation. City of Pontiac Department of Public Works. Click here for the official notice.

Sidewalk Snow Removal

Snow must be cleared from adjacent sidewalks, crosswalk ramps and bus stops within 24 hours of the end of a snow event. Violation of this ordinance may result in a fine.


Due to late falling of leaves, curbside yard waste collection has been extended to Friday, December 15th.  Yard waste is collected on the same day as your curbside trash collection. Leaves and grass must be in 30 gallon paper bags or 10-35 gallon trash cans with a yard waste sticker clearly visible. Twigs must be tied with rope or twine and be no more than 2 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length.

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Flagstar Bank Grant Information for Businesses

Click here to download more information. 


Pontiac Youth Recreation Fall Programs

Your Passport to Fun!
Register for programs, teams and activities. Kickball, flag football at Aaron Perry Park. African drumming at the Creative Arts Center. Click here for more information.

West Manor Apartment Assistance

Assistance for Residents of West Manor Apartments

Food and housing assistance is available for victims of the West Manor Apartment fire. Click here for detailed information on how to get help and how to donate to help those in need:


City Released from State Oversight

Governor Snyder has signed the order that completely removes the City of Pontiac from state oversight ending eight years of state control. Click here to read the details.

Youth Recreation Implementation Plan

The City has created a "Youth Center and Programming, Operational Implementation and Design Guideline" to provide youth recreation activities from funds generated from the Youth Millage approved by voters last year. Click here to read the full plan.

Council Adopted 2018-2020 Budget

The Council Adopted 2018-2020 Budget is now available online. Adopted 2017-2020 Annual Budgets (pdf)

Pothole and Streetsweeping Report

To help make Pontiac a safer and cleaner place to live, our DPW has gotten hundreds of potholes repaired and most of our streets swept. Click here to read the current list of streets and potholes taken care of. Remember, if you see a pothole, report it on our "Citizen Request for Action" website by clicking here.

New City of Pontiac Business Guide

"The Link" is Pontiac's new Business Guide providing information about events and developments happening in the city. In the back is a complete directory of Pontiac Businesses.
Click here to read "The Link"

Spirit of Pontiac Winter Newsletter

The Spirit of Pontiac newsletter is a joint initiative between the City of Pontiac and Oakland University.
Click here to read the Winter 2017 Newsletter.

Blight Elimination Survey

Please fill out the Blight Elimination Survey and let the City know what you think about how to best deal with this issue. Click here to fill out the survey.

City Crime Rate Drops

The Detroit News reports that Pontiac has seen a 37 percent decrease in violent crime since 2011.
Click here to read the article.


Precautionary Boil Water Notice:

There are no boil water advisories at this time. Read more...