New Resident Information

Welcome to the City of Midland, your government resource in Midland, Michigan! Learn more about City government - and our community in general - via our links below, which are provided in an A to Z format. Happy hunting!

Arts & History

In Midland, outstanding cultural opportunities range from music and theater to science and the arts.

Alden B. Dow Home and Studio

Creative 360

Midland Center for the Arts - theater, art exhibitions, Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, art classes

Midland County Historical Society

Heritage Park

Dow Gardens & Whiting Forest

Image of percussion artists performing

Boards and Commissions

Citizen boards and commissions are an important aspect of Midland city government. They provide an opportunity for citizens to become involved in Midland’s government. Each board or commission is made up of citizens appointed by the City Council. Each term is usually three years. Most board and commission meetings are available via streaming video, live and archived.

Agendas and Minutes of Board and Commission Meetings

Streaming Video of Meetings


Building Department

Permits & Inspections

City Calendar - Online Version

City Council

Midland City Council meets on Mondays, twice per month at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Meetings are televised on MGTV-188, and streaming video is available live and is archived after each meeting. Verify meeting dates on the City Calendar.

City Council – Manager Government
City Charter

City Code of Ordinances

Rates, Charges, and Fees

City of Midland Zoning

Zoning Board of Appeals & Zoning Variances

Zoning Map

Zoning Ordinance

Community Affairs 

Facebook - City’s Main Page

Twitter - City’s Main Page

YouTube - City’s Mail Page

City Hall News - weekly e-newsletter

Economic Development

Midland Chamber of Commerce

Downtown Development Authority

Midland County Convention and Visitors Bureau - contact

Midland Tomorrow (economic development)


Midland Public Schools

ETC - Education & Training Connection

Northwood University

Delta College

Saginaw Valley State University


Voter Registration - Voters may register at the Secretary of State’s office (while updating driver’s license) or with their City or township clerk.

City Clerk - Voter information

Secretary of State - Get registered

Emergency Services - Dial 9-1-1

Midland County 911

Fire Department

Police Department


Floodplain Information

Floodplain Map

Garbage & Recycling

City Landfill

Garbage Collection Schedule

Fall Leaf Collection

Heavy Item and Brush Disposal


Refuse / Trash Collection

Yard Waste Collection


Housing - For emergency housing, dial 2-1-1

Senior Living Facilities


Grace A. Dow Memorial Library




Google Map of Midland

City of Midland’s Interactive Map

City of Midland’s Map Gallery

County of Midland’s Interactive Map

Downtown Midland Parking Map

MCTV - MGTV - Public and Government Television


At Your Service - City newsletter

Leisure Time - Parks & Recreation

Library Connection - Grace A. Dow Memorial Library


City Parking Information

Dow Diamond Event Parking

Downtown Midland Parking Map

Professional Sports

Great Lakes Loons - Minor League Baseball

Saginaw Spirit - Minor League Hockey


Animal Control

City Ordinance

Dog Licenses - obtained from the Midland County Treasurer or your veterinarian

Midland Dog Park

Midland Humane Society

SOS Animal Rescue

Property Tax

Calculating your Property Tax

City Assessor

Paying Property Tax - Auto Pay

Property Tax Due Dates


Midland Parks & Recreation


Discover Parks & Trails

Register for Parks Programs and Reserve Facilities

Pere Marquette Rail Trail

Midland Civic Arena - Hockey and Ice Skating

Currie Golf Course

Chippewa Nature Center

Greater Midland - Midland Community Center

Tennis Center

Curling Center

Communications - Find Out More About Your City Government!

Facebook - City’s Main Page

Twitter - City’s Main Page

YouTube - City’s Main Page

City Hall News - weekly e-newsletter


Dial-a-Ride - City

County Connection - County

Weeds & Grass Ordinance


Consumers Energy - Power Outage

Pay Water Bill Online

Water Department

Wastewater Treatment