Thanksgiving Holiday 2017

Happy Thanksgiving
Oakland Township Offices will be closed Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Officer Office Hours will not be held on Monday, November 20, 2017.
Normal Officer Office Hours will resume on Monday, November 27, 2017.

Fire Department CPR Training

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Oakland Township Water Systems Survey Report

Project Innovations was retained in June 2017 by the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Office to distribute a water systems survey to Oakland Township businesses/residents in the Southeast and Southwest Water System Districts. On August 14, 2017 letters of invitation with separate surveys for the Southeast and Southwest Districts were mailed to 2,958 residents. There was a total of 2,204 mailed to the Southwest District and 754 mailed to the Southeast District.
Click here to see their full report.

Oakland County Water Resources Commission presented and discussed the results of the water survey during the Oakland Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting on October 24, 2017. To view the meeting click here.

Snell Road Closure

Snell Road will be closed between Sheldon Road and Mt. Vernon beginning October 25, 2017. The closure is due to construction being done on the culvert and is anticipated to last approximately three weeks. Read More...

Boil Water Advisory

Update 10/26/2017: As of 4:00 P.M. today, the Oakland Township Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for the residents of The Hills of Oakland and Kings Pointe subdivisions.
Important News Release from The Oakland County Health Division "Before you drink the water":Click here
What to do after a boil water advisory has ended: Click here

Great Lakes Water Authority has issued a Boil Water Advisory for Several Oakland County Communities. The only neighborhoods affected in Oakland Township are The Hills of Oakland and Kings Pointe

UPDATE 10/25/2017
Boil Water Advisory FAQ's

2017 NO HAZ Collection Dates

Next Collection Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Location: Wildwood Amphitheater
2700 Joslyn Ct., Orion
Enter from Joslyn Road Only
Time: 8 AM - 2 PM


Summer 2017 Property Taxes Due Thursday, September 14, 2017

Reminder: Summer 2017 property taxes are due September 14, 2017. Bills are payable 7/1/17-9/14/17. 1% interest added September 15-30, 2017 plus 1% interest per calendar month thereafter. For questions regarding Property Taxes, call The Oakland Township Treasury Department at 248-218-6965.

We Are Hiring!

The township is currently hiring both part time and full time positions. Please check here to see job postings.

Emergency Repairs to the Paint Creek Dam under M-24 Bridge

MDOT and The Village of Lake Orion are performing emergency repairs to the Paint Creek Dam under the M-24 Bridge. Please follow link to MDOT's website for full news story. Read More...

Oakland County Animal Control Annual Dog Census

Staff from the Oakland County Animal Control Center will be in our community beginning approximately July 17th


Fire Chief's Report on Recent Wind Storm

View the Fire Chief's report on our recent wind storm here.

Draft Master Plan

View the draft master plan (presented to the Board of Trustees on March 14, 2017) here.



"Private well water testing vital for safe drinking water"
To view the full press release click here.

Board of Trustees Sworn In

The newly elected Board of Trustees were sworn in last month. Their first meeting will be December 13, 2016. Read More...

Four way stop at Adams and Gunn

The Oakland County Road Commission has made the intersection of Adams and Gunn a four way stop. Contact the Road Commission with questions or comments at 877-858-4804 or

Blossom Ridge Press Release

Please view the township's press release here.

Storm Water Permit Application

Oakland Township has submitted its Storm Water Discharge Permit Application to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.



Oakland County will now be offering the OakAlert system to anyone interested in  receiving an email and/or text message with warnings and updates regarding emergency situations in Oakland County. Read More...

Best Practices for Outdoor Water Use

Outdoor water use, primarily sprinkling of lawns, greatly affects water pressure and sizing of water system infrastructure when sprinkling is scheduled during peak demand times. Read More...

Township Online Video Report Available

The township's online video provider, Telvue, provides monthly usage data. Read More...

Website Viewing Issues?

Are you having trouble viewing the new website? The new website is optimized for viewing in Internet Explorer version 10. Read More...

Calling All Photo Enthusiasts!

Welcome to your new Charter Township of Oakland website!  As part of updating our website, we are seeking donations of photographs.