City Resources

Have a specific question and don’t know who to call? Here is a list pulled from the City’s website on frequent issues and who to call. The general number for the information desk is (231) 922-4700 and the website is: TraverseCityMI.gov.

Who Should You Contact?

  • Would you like to give feedback on an event held in the City of Traverse City? Send an email at: tcevents@traversecitymi.gov.
  • Experiencing Power Outages? Contact Traverse City Light and Power at (231) 922-4431.
  • Snow Removal Questions? Contact the Department of Public Services at (231) 922-4900
  • Leaf Pickup? Contact the Department of Public Services at (231) 922-4900
  • Paying a Parking Ticket?  Contact Traverse City Parking at (231) 922-0241
  • Emergency Contact for Sewer-Backup before or after business hours? Contact the Traverse City Sewer & Water Maintenance Division at (231) 922-4940
  • Emergency Contact for Drinking Water-related emergencies before or after business hours? Contact the Traverse City Sewer & Water Maintenance Division at (231) 922-4940
  • Parking Problems on City Streets? Contact Engineering at (231) 922-6894
  • Downed tree limbs on personal property? Contact Traverse City Light & Power at (231) 922-4940
  • Downed tree limbs on City property? Contact the City Parks Division at (231) 922-4900
  • Reporting a pothole on a City Street? Contact the City Streets Division at (231) 922-4900
  • Obtaining a Birth Certificate, Death Certificate or Doing Business As License? Contact the County Clerk for vital records at (231) 922-4760
  • Principal Residence Exemption Questions? Contact the City Assessor at (231) 922-4450
  • Need to get a Dog License? Contact the County Treasurer at (231) 922-4735
  • Need to get City Commission meeting correspondence and information? Contact the City Clerk’s Office at (231) 922-4480

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