Welcome to Quality Living

Northville is a lively city, with a 150-year old history, that offers beautiful neighborhoods, a vibrant business district, first-rate schools and city services, historic buildings and settings, and plenty of parks and trails for relaxing, enjoying nature and staying active.

The city embraces its heritage with historic buildings in downtown Northville, neighborhoods that feature 19th Century homes, and unique historical sites.

Specialty shops, art galleries, theaters, restaurants and intriguing landmarks abound in the walkable downtown.

If you’re looking for green space, you’ll find it at the city’s numerous parks and trails – many with woods, ponds and rivers. Children and adults alike can explore and exercise in acres of green space – perfect for walking and running. City roads have plenty of bike lanes for leisure and serious bikers.

Come to Northville to experience all that makes this city a destination for quality living.

City Council

City Council Update - June 5, 2017

Citizens comments - Callista Milroy, of 1056 Allen Drive, reported that 26 people volunteered to pull invasive garlic mustard plant from the banks of the Rouge River near Novi Road and 8 Mile as part of the Rouge River Clean-up on May 20. The volunteers filled 42 bags with this invasive plant and celebrated with a block party lunch afterwards. (Note: Garlic mustard plants should not be composted.)

A proclamation was presented to the Beautification Commission (BC) in recognition of the group’s 50th anniversary. Diane Pittaway, chairperson, received the proclamation and gave a brief presentation on the history of the group. As a thank-you to the community, the BC members offered cake and coffee to the City Council and guests following the meeting.

View all the highlights from the City Council meeting on June 19, 2017

Road Sign

Beck Road travelers … watch for construction

Beck Road repaving and shoulder work starts Monday, June 26, at 7 a.m. Southbound traffic will be open on Beck Road between 8 and 9 Mile during road construction; the northbound lane will be detoured to Novi Road, from 8 to 10 Mile.

Dancers at Senior Fest 2017

Senior Fest 2017

The turnout was grand for the Senior Fest 2017 held June 7 at the Northville Community Center, with 137 attendees and 23 volunteers, including 13 firefighters who got a kick out of line dancing with the seniors.

Best In Town 2016

Does your business or municipal building have a unique, inviting look?

The City of Northville Beautification Commission (BC) is preparing to judge local businesses and municipal buildings on their ability to make the exterior of their facility “star quality” when it comes to greenery and flowers as well as decorative elements that make a statement – for those without greenspace.

 View the Beautification Award Checklist


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