• GFL has notified the city that Yard Waste pick up will be temporarily suspended effective Monday, April 13, 2020.

    These temporary measures are necessary to protect communities and front line employees from the risks of COVID-19.

    We are sorry for the inconvenience.

    Click above heading for info.
  • Please click on the above heading for up to date recycling information.

    Effective 2/5/2020, shredded paper is not allowed in recycling bins or carts. Click on heading above for news release.

    Effective April 13, Yard Waste pick up is temporarily suspended.
  • Join Zoom Meeting through your computer:


    Or use these numbers to dial in:

    877-853-5247 US (toll-free)
    888-788-0099 US (toll-free)

    Meeting ID:  343 846 872
    Click on heading for Notice of Electronic Meeting

  • Notice of Suspension

    FOIA Processing Suspended

    In compliance with the Governor's Executive Order No. 2020-21, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) processing and responses are suspended beginning March 24, 2020 since they are not necessary to sustain or protect life.

    Click on the heading above for news release.
  • Notice to Residents

    Essential Workers

    Please click on the link below for a message from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that identifies "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.

  • Notice to Residents

    City Offices Closed

    Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, City Hall, Fire Department, DPW, and the Wastewater Plant will be closed to the public until further notice.

    Click on the above heading for link to local news release and Governor Whitmer's Executive Order.

    Stay Home - Stay Safe - Save Lives
  • Notice to Small Business Owners

    Small Business Disaster Loan Information

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest, long-term disaster loans to businesses of all sizes. SBA disaster loans offer an affordable way to recover from declared disasters.


    Please click on above heading for link to more information.
  • Notice to Residents

    Playground Equipment Use Suspension

    We understand the want and need for people to get out of their homes, but congregating in parks and using playground equipment would be counterproductive at this time.
    Therefore, until further notice, we are suspending use of playground equipment at all city parks.

    Thank you for understanding.
  • Notice to Residents

    Coronavirus Information

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the disease caused by a new respiratory virus. This is a rapidly evolving situation.

    Please follow the link below for the most up to date health information.


    Click on heading above for link to flyer

  • The City of South Lyon is accepting applications for Election Inspectors!

    Click on the heading above for link to list of qualifications and duties. 

    If you are interested, please contact the Clerk's Office at 248-437-1735.

  • Notice to Residents

    8 Mile Road Temporary Closure

    8 Mile Road, between Chubb and Napier, will be closed for storm sewer improvements beginning Monday, February 3. The closure has been extended until Mid-March. Detour will be posted.

    Click on above heading for complete press release.
  • Notice to Residents

    Census 2020

    Responding to the census helps communities get the funding they need and helps businesses make data-driven decisions that grow the economy. 

    Your responses to the 2020 Census are safe, secure, and protected by federal law.

    Click on the heading above for informational flyers.
  • Notice to Residents

    2020 Siren Test Calendar

    Please be advised that Oakland County Homeland Security will be testing the outdoor warning system in the coming months. Click on heading above for link to schedule.

    Also, Skywarn is encouraging people to become tornado spotters.

    Click on the heading above for link to informational flyer.
  • Notice to Residents

    Voter Registration

    Qualified residents may register to vote at the office of the City or County Clerk or at a Secretary of State Branch Office. 
  • GFL Recycling

    Please visit the Links to Resources page under the Residents tab for information regarding the GFL Recycling Cart Order Form.
  • 2020 Dog Licenses Now Available

    2020 Dog Licenses Now Available at City Hall

    2020 Dog Licenses are now available at City Hall. Please bring a current rabies vaccination with you when you come in to purchase the license. These fees are set by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners.

    After June 1, the price is $33.00 for all licenses.

    Click on the heading above for price list.

  • Starting Friday December 6,  Dixboro Road will be closed between 22375 Dixboro and 9 Mile.. This closure will be in effect for approximately 2 weeks.

    Click on the heading above to view a map showing the updated closure and alternative access routes.
  • Notice to Residents

    Dixboro Road Closures

    Dixboro Road road construction between 8 and 9 Mile is set to begin October 1. Dixboro Road will be closed to through traffic, detour will be posted. 

    Click on the heading above for a link to the Road Commission of Oakland County website that will provide additional information.
  • Notice to Residents

    Business Survey Results

    Click on the the heading above for a link to view the results of the recent South Lyon Business Survey.
  • Notice to Residents

    Televising and Cleaning of Sewers

    The City of South Lyon has awarded a contract to televise and clean the sewer lines. Work on your street or easement will commence within 7 days upon receipt of Notice during the hours of 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

    Please click on the heading above for link to informational flyer.
  • Board and Commission Members Needed


    The Zoning Board of Appeals meets the third Thursday of the month (as needed).
    Residents are needed on this board to assist in review of applications from residents or businesses for variance of ordinances.
  • Would you like to be on the permanent absent voter list?

    Election Information

    Benefits of being an Absent Voter:
    * Automatically receive absent voter application for every   election.
    * When you return application, we will send you a ballot as soon as they arrive in our office.
    * Avoid potentially long lines at the polls.

    Form in Document Center under Clerk heading.
  • Notice to Residents

    Updated Fireworks Ordinance

    The City Fireworks Ordinance was updated 2/11/2019 and fireworks may only be discharged on the following days:

    December 31 until 1 am January 1
    Saturday and Sunday before Memorial Day
    June 29-July 4 until 11:45 pm
    Saturday and Sunday before Labor Day

    Click above heading for link to full ordinance.
  • Wellhead Protection Program

    PFAS Presentation

    The recent presentation "PFAS and the Huron River" is available through Channel 19 and through YouTube.

    Please click on the heading above for a link.

    This seminar was sponsored by the Wellhead Protection Program and the City of South Lyon Water Department.
  • Notice to Residents

    Survey Workers in the Area

    Survey workers from Hubbell, Roth & Clark will be in the area gathering information as weather allows.

    Please click on the heading above for a detailed map of the area where surveying is taking place.

    Contractors for Comcast are currently working in City of South Lyon neighborhoods. Residents should receive a door tag notice when work is to start in their area. We are assured by Comcast that yards will be restored to original condition. Please contact the city with any questions or complaints.


    Special Notice to the residents of the City of South Lyon

    Please click on the Document Center tab and follow the link "special notice"

  • South Lyon Rail Trail

    Visit the Parks and Rec page and click on the link under Rail Trail to view an informative video put together by SEMCOG detailing the bicycle and pedestrian network in our region.
  • DTE Energy 2019 Tree Trim Maintenance Program

    DTE Energy 2019 Tree Trim Maintenance Program

    Representatives of DTE Energy will soon be visiting the area to determine where trimming and, if necessary, removal of trees growing too close to power lines.  Affected residents will receive a letter in the mail from DTE.
    Click on the heading above for more information.
  • Current Job Opportunities with the City of South Lyon

    The City of South Lyon is currently seeking candidates to fill open positions.

    The City of South Lyon is currently seeking candidates to fill the positions listed below:

    Paid-on-call Firefighters
  • The Clerk/Treasurer's office has a Notary Public on staff

    Notary Services Currently Unavailable

    Please call to confirm availability of the Notary at City Hall. If you need to have multiple documents notarized or you need a certain number of witnesses, you will need to make an appointment. Please call 248-437-1735 to request an appointment. 
  • The Western Oakland Meals on Wheels Program is pleased to offer a Senior Lunch Program for South Lyon area residents

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