Construction Around Town
The city realizes construction projects are an inconvenience. Every effort is made to expedite work and minimize traffic conflicts and access to the various properties abutting construction projects.
Should you have any construction questions, you can always call the City of Royal Oak Engineering Division at 248-246-3260. If a problem occurs after normal working hours, please contact the City Police Department at 248-246-3500.
Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy Returns this Fall
Applications are now being accepted for the Royal Oak Police Department's exciting citizens police academy. The seven-week course offers residents a unique insight into local law enforcement. Classes begin on Oct. 5.
The weekly classes meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Royal Oak Police Station, 221 E Third St., and last approximately three hours.
Open only to residents of Royal Oak, attendees get an insider's look at the internal operations and challenges of the police department.
You must be 18 years of age or older to attend the academy. All potential applicants are screened before they are accepted.
You will be notified no later than Sept. 30 if you have been admitted.
Questions regarding the academy should be directed to Lt. Al Carter at albertc@...
Court to Close Early on Sept. 2
The 44th District Court will be closed beginning at noon on Sept. 2. It will reopen Sept. 6, after the Labor Day holiday.
All matters with a filing deadline of Sept. 2 will be extended to Sept. 6.
Why Does My Street Flood When It Rains?
Here are five things you should know about temporary ponding on residential streets after it rains.
1: City sewers...
Aug. 2 Election Results
Election results from the Aug. 2 primary are available from the Oakland County Elections Division website. For any questions regarding the election please contact the Royal Oak City Clerk's Office at 248-246-3000.
Why Is My Water Cloudy?
With several water main projects being constructed around the city, here are five things to know about brown/cloudy water:
1. Water can appear cloudy and/or rusty whenever there is a large draw of water from the water main. This can occur when water valves are opened and closed, when there are water main breaks, and when hydrants are flushed or used by the Fire Department.
2. Naturally occurring mineral deposits that accumulate within the water main get stirred up and become suspended particles, thus...
2016 Community Development/Engineering Projects Map
The Royal Oak Engineering Division released its 2016 projects maps, which includes the locations of road construction improvements, water main improvements, streetscape improvements, sidewalk improvements and more for this year.
Click on the map to enlarge or go to http://romi.gov/webfm_send/4550 to download a PDF.
Have a Voice in City Government
Be involved in your hometown in an advisory capacity by volunteering to be a part of a city board, committee or commission.
An informational list of boards and committees within the city and a current list of vacancies is posted on the city's website at: http://romi.gov/departments/city-clerk/boards-committees
Indicate your interest to serve by filling out an application. You can download the form at:http://romi.gov/webfm_send/3611
Students are encouraged to participate, too! The student application can be found at:http://romi.gov/webfm_send/2967
Be involved! Fill out an application today.
Royal Oak Now Accepting Online Payments
You can now make online payments for property taxes and utility bills. Go to www.romi.gov/online-payments to learn more.