• More News

    • Notice to Residents

      City Hall Closed to the Public

      For the health and safety of our residents and employees, please pay utility and tax bills through the drop box at City Hall or online. If you would like a receipt, please include request with payment. If you need to come in to City Hall for any reason, please call 248-437-1735 for an appointment.
    • Notice to Residents

      City to Adjust Operations in Response to Covid-19 Risk

      The City of South Lyon is adjusting their operations in response to increasing COVID-19 risk.

      Click here for complete public notice.
    • Notice to Residents

      2021 Dog Licenses Coming Soon

      2021 Dog Licenses will soon be available through Oakland County. These fees are set by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners.

      Click here to purchase license directly from Oakland County. 

      Click on the heading above for price list.

    • Notice to Residents

      Winterizing Outside Spigots

      The City of South Lyon Water & Wastewater Department recommends that property owners winterize their outside spigots to avoid freezing lines and property damage.
      Please use the following links:

      Winterizing instructions

      You Tube video
    • Recycling and Yard Waste Information

      RRRASOC Notice and Curbside Recycling Guidelines

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

      Refer to city calendar of events for additional Document Shredding or Hazardous Waste events.
      Effective 2/5/2020, shredded paper is not allowed in recycling bins or carts. Click on heading above for news release.

    • 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
    • Notice to Residents

      Election Results

      To view all Oakland County Election results, please click here.
    • Notice to Residents

      Eagle Scout Project

      Stuart Brown of Troop 228 is working on an Eagle Scout project building a display case for the South Lyon Cemetery. 

      Click on heading to see a sketch.
    • Notice to Residents

      Show Your Love For Lyon Campaign

      The Lyon Area Taskforce created a marketing and promotion campaign to support small local business owners. Residents are reminded to shop local and dine local to support these businesses.

      Click on heading for a link to the press release.
    • Notice to Business Owners

      ReOpen Toolkits

      Oakland County is providing ReOpen Toolkits to businesses with 50 employees or less within the City of South Lyon.
      Place order with this link:

      ReOpen Toolkit Order

      Distribution ongoing.

      Click on heading for flyer.
    • GFL Recycling

      Please visit the Links to Resources page under the Residents tab for information regarding the GFL Recycling Cart Order Form.
    • Notice to Business Owners

      COVID-19 Workplace Safety

      The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration has put together some business safety guidelines when dealing with COVID-19. Please click on the link below for more information:

      COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance
    • Notice to Residents

      COVID-19 Testing Available

      COVID-19 Testing is available to all residents of Oakland County. Click on the link below which will take you directly to the Oakland County website:

    • City of South Lyon now partnering with MITN Purchasing Group

      New Partnership

      The City of South Lyon has partnered with the MITN Purchasing Group to publish solicitations and quotes.

      Click here for a link to current bid opportunities.
    • 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

    • 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 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.
    • 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.


      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.
    • 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