Posted on: May 16, 2017

Summer Insight

Insight Cover Summer 2017

The City of Royal Oak and the Royal Oak School District have collaborated to bring you a more informative and extensive brochure. All pertinent information from the city and the school district will be included in our quarterly newsletter of Insight and Y...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Proposed Police Station Facility

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Chief Corrigan O'Donohue presented plans for the proposed police station facility in a Facebook Live presentation on April 20. If you missed it, you can watch the presentation on YouTube

For more information on this project go...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Surface Parking Lot Closes


The city-owned surface parking lot east of the Post Office is now closed so that Etkin Acquisition LLC may begin construction of an approved 4-story office building with ground level parking.

The construction of the office building and the adjacent parking...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

New App Logs Walking Challenge Miles

Carrot App

It Just Got  Easier to Track Your Miles and Earn Rewards!

Thanks to our friends at Royal Oak-based Marvel Apps, tracking your miles in the Mayor's 50 Miles in 50 Days Walking Challenge is easy when you use the free CARROT Wellness mobile app.


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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Class Action Lawsuit Settlement

You may have received a legal notice in the mail regarding a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit filed against the City of Royal Oak.

This settlement fund is being administered by an agent approved by the court. The city is NOT involved in proces...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Mixed Recycling Launch


What are the changes coming in 2017? What is mixed recycling? Why switch to carts for recycling collection?  When will my 65-gallon cart be delivered? 

Get the answers to these questions and more at

The benefits of switching to 65-gall...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Water Quality Report

Water Drop

The 2016 Consumers Annual Report on Water Quality is available online. 

This report shows the sources of our water, lists the results of our tests, and contains important information about water and health.

We are pleased the report shows that we have ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Downtown Parking Lot Closes for Construction


The city-owned surface parking lot along Second Street between Center Street and Washington Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 23 to begin preparing the site for the construction of a 521-space parking structure.

Construction is scheduled to star...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Improving Royal Oak

Improving Royal Oak

The city realizes construction projects are an inconvenience. That is why effort is made to expedite work and minimize traffic conflicts and access to properties.

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Language Translator

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Did you know you can view this website in more than 100 languages?

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Parking in Royal Oak

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Did you know there's some cheap and even FREE parking in downtown Royal Oak?

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Tim's Kitchen

Tim's Kitchen

Find out what's cooking at the Mahany/Meininger Senior Center.

What's for lunch