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

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

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

Communications - Your City Government, Reaching Out to Our Community!

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


Current Flooding   
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

Library - Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Programs for Children, Teens, and Adults


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
Saginaw Sting - Indoor football


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: Winter taxes due Feb. 14. Summer taxes due Sept. 15


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