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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy

Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy is now accepting applications!

The Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy is an exciting seven-week course that meets once a week on Wednesday evenings at the police station at 6:30 p.m. Classes last for approximately three hou...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: August 12, 2018

Meet the Developers

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Meet the developers of the former Mark Twain Elementary School site on Monday, August 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Prince of Glory Lutheran Church, 1357 W 14 Mile Road.

Manny Kianicky, vice president of SR Jacobson Development Corporation, will give residents an...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: July 20, 2018

State of the City Address


In his state of the city address delivered on July 11 at Oakland Community College,  Mayor Mike Fournier told the audience, "Royal Oak is not a place to exist, it is a place to live and thrive." In case you missed his public ad...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Free Parking When You Arrive Before 5 pm

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With almost 1000 spaces, the new Center Street parking deck (Third and Center Streets) is one of the best values in downtown Royal Oak.

In fact, all downtown parking structures offer two hours of free parking when you arrive before 5:00 pm. That m...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Downtown Parking Guide

Parking Map

Wondering where to park during construction? Download a copy of the Downtown Royal Oak Parking Guide at and find the option best for you, including the new 30-space public parking lot located directly behind (north of) City Hall and the ...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: April 2, 2018

New Bike Lanes are Coming this Summer

Bike Lane Plans

RoyalOak has been working towards its goal for a more walkable, bikeable community for almost twenty years! Follow this link below to see the timeline of public meetings, correspondences and events over the years.

To see plans for the new bike lanes coming...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Summer Insight

Insight Magazine Summer 2018

The Royal Oak Insight magazine is delivered to Royal Oak residents quarterly and provides activities for you and your family to enjoy.

Read current and past issues online at:

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City Spotlights
Posted on: March 16, 2018



It is commonly known that there are rats in Royal Oak. With construction and other displacement factors, they are always looking for new places to nest.

Keep Rodents Away

You may not have a nest on your property, but you may unknowingly be contributing to t...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Customer Service Award

Help  us recognize employees that have gone above and beyond to provide a  more customer centric culture by nominating them for our Outstanding  Customer Service Award.

The Customer Centric Culture Team (CCCT) will  revi...

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