News Flash

Posted on: October 4, 2019

3rd Annual Ruck 22 March

Ruck22 logo

Help fight veteran suicide. Come to Royal Oak on the morning of Nov. 9 for the 3rd annual Ruck 22 March. 

Here's how it works: You take a backpack or ruck sack, you fill it with either 22 lbs. or 22 items to donate to needy and homeless veterans. ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Leaf Collection Schedule

Leaf Collection

The City Needs Your Help For A Smooth Leaf Collection

The large number of trees in Royal Oak makes the fall leaf collection a major task; to make it happen the City uses 13 dump trucks, two sweepers and a front-end loader with an attached...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Citizen of the Year and More Announced

72nd Royal Oak Community Awards

The Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce supports the different facets of our community. At no time is this better demonstrated than when it hosts the Royal Oak Community Awards, the annual recognition of leaders and organizations, who go to great lengths to mak...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Woodward Gets Makeover

Trees on Woodward

The City of Royal Oak is working to beautify the Woodward Avenue Corridor throughout the city.  Thanks to a matching grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation, the city was able to plant 57 new trees in the median between Normandy Road...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Can't Adopt an Animal?

Cage Sponsor

Can't adopt an animal?   Sponsor an enclosure instead!

By sponsoring your very own enclosure, you're providing daily meals, yummy treats, a comfy bed, and so much more to the adoptable pet residing inside while they wait patiently for their foreve...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Winning the War on Rats!

War on Rats

There is no magic to rodent prevention and control. Residents can win the war against rodents by using a variety of common sense techniques.


  • Use rodent-proof garbage cans with tight fitting lids to eliminate food s...
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City Spotlights
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Parking for All

Free HC Parking Graphic

Parking for disabled persons is now free in many areas in Downtown Royal Oak through February 2020.

The free parking is being offered at nearly two dozen recently added on-street handicap spots and all surface lots. (Normal parking rates apply at all city-...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: August 20, 2018

Insight Magazine

Fall Insight 2019

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: July 23, 2019

Marijuana Survey Results

marijuana meme

Lansing-based Cobalt Community Research conducted a survey of Royal Oak voters to better understand community preferences and concerns regarding adult-use marijuana businesses.

Information gathered by Cobalt is found in the following documents:

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City Spotlights
Posted on: December 14, 2018


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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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