Local Historic Districts in Michigan

78 Michigan communities have historic district ordinances that enable them to appoint a historic district commission with design review authority to protect designated resources. There are other Michigan communities, not listed here, that have advisory commissions, historical commissions, or historic overlay zones to promote historic preservation at the local level.

 

Adrian

Allegan*

Ann Arbor*

Battle Creek*

Bay City*

Belding

Benton Harbor

Birmingham*

Boyne City*

Cadillac

Calumet*

Calumet Township

Canton Township*

Charlevoix

Chelsea

Chippewa County

Clarkston

Coldwater

Detroit*

East Lansing*

Escanaba*

Farmington Hills*

Flint

Franklin*

Grand Rapids*

Green Oak Township

Greenville

Grosse Pointe Farms

Hart

Holland*

Holly

Highland Park

Huntington Woods

Jackson*

Kalamazoo*

Kentwood

Lansing*

Lathrup Village

Lexington

Linden

Livonia

Lowell

Mackinac Island

Manistee*

Mason*

Menominee*

Monroe*

Mount Clemens*

Mount Pleasant

Muskegon

New Baltimore

Niles

Northville*

Northville Township*

Oakland Township

Owosso*

Plymouth

Pittsfield Township

Pontiac

Portage

Port Huron

Rochester

Rochester Hills*

Royal Oak

Saginaw

Saline*

Saugatuck

Southfield

St. Clair

Three Rivers

Traverse City

Troy

Utica

Vergennes Township

Warren

Washtenaw County*

Waterford Township

Ypsilanti*

* Certified Local Governments
† Ordinance only - No established districts

Revised November 3, 2015