can now view past Board meetings on our YouTube channel by going to  Charter Township of Highland, Michigan


If the trash company missed something  please call the Township at 248-887-3791 ext 3 no later than 10am on Monday for pickup that day. Unfortunately anything reported later will not be picked up before Friday. You can leave a message if we are closed or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



The last day for Compost pick up has been extended to Friday December 8th.



Highland Township Offices Closed Thursday November 23 & Friday November 24

The Highland Township Offices will be closed on November 23 & Friday November 24 for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
Trash pickup will be on Saturday November 25 if you have any issues or concerns please call GFL directly at 844-464-3587. Or call and leave a message at the Township 248-887-3791 ext 3 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The last day for Compost pick up has been extended to Friday December 8th.


Highland DDA's Festival of Trees
Are you interested in decorating one of the many trees along Milford Road? Decorating is open to local families, businesses or clubs! CLICK HERE to obtain the Sponsorship Contract. 


Trees are lit from the December 1st through December 31st. Bundle up the family and come stroll through Downtown Highland's Festival of Tree's.  It’s free, it’s fun and it’s healthy!  Make it a new family tradition.

Any questions please contact the DDA at 248-887-7200 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Oakland County Michigan Works and the Veterans' Services Division are launching the Veteran Reboot Job Project. Which is designed to connect U.S. Military Veterans of all ages with employers around the region eager to hire them. The monthly meetings are held on the first Friday of every month at the Veterans' Services Division offices in Troy and Pontiac. CLICK HERE for more details.


Oakland County Sheriff's Department Collecting Coats for the Cold
The Coat Drive runs from November 1st through November 28th. You can drop off new or clean used coats at the Sheriff's Substation here in Highland.  

 Click Here for the drop off site list.


 Current Road Construction Projects

Click Here for information on current road construction projects in Highland Township.


New Jobs Posted

Click here to check our Job Listing page for some new postings.  

Where to Find Bidding Opportunities for Highland Township

Charter Township of Highland has partnered with BidNet as part of the MITN Purchasing Group to post bid opportunities on MITN.  As a vendor, you can register with the MITN Purchasing Group and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting group notification, your company will receive emails once the Charter Township of Highland has a bid opportunity that matches your company's business. In addition, the site handles bid opportunities, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies throughout Michigan.


Charter Township of Highland looks forward to providing you with more bid information and simplifying the entire bid, proposal, and quote processes for everyone involved.  We appreciate your cooperation and welcome your participation.  If you need help registering, please call the MITN Purchasing Group vendor support department toll free 800-835-4603 option 2.


Detroit Institute of Art Inside|Out!

 ** In Downtown Highland **

For all ages.

See the masterpieces displayed around Highland! Artfinder maps will be available at the Highland Township Library, Huron Valley Council for the Arts, and other participating locations. Click Here for your Artfinder map. The Art is here for all to enjoy until it heads back to the DIA in November.


Plots Available at the Highland Cemeteries

The Township has plots available in the two Township Cemeteries. Highland Cemetery is on Milford Rd just north of M-59. West Highland Cemetery is on Hickory Ridge Rd just south of M-59. To learn more, call our Cemetery Sexton at 248-887-6700. 


2017 Summer Tax Bills
Before you pay or file your tax bill please take a close look. If you own the house and occupy it as your principle residence your bill should show 100 % in the box on the bill labeled % Declared as P.R.E.

Click Here to view example. Please note example is in RED, it won’t be on your tax bill.

If you own and occupy the house but your % Declared as P.R.E is 0% please call us immediately at 248-887-3791 ext. 3

 If you have not yet received your tax bill please call the Treasurer's Office at 248-887-3791 ext. 4 


Oakland County Sheriff Arson Review of the Fires in Highland Township

The Oakland County Sheriff Arson Division has provided a report on the fires in Highland Township.
Please Click Here for the report.


Hunter Saftey Tips: Hunt Smart- Hunt Safe


Oakland County Sheriff Michael J Bouchard has shared how to Hunt Smart and Hunt Safe.  Click Here for Hunter Safety tips.





The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office reminds citizens to be careful when driving this fall, and remember “Don’t Veer for Deer!” Click Here for the full release from Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard.



Information on Medical Marijuana Facilities

Results from the informal survey taken at the first forum where this issue was discussed are available on the Township website here

Results from the informal survey taken at the second meeting are available on the Township website here

Information about the new Medical Marijuana Facilities laws is available on the Township website here

MSU has an informational website on this issue here

Information provided by the Huron Valley Community Coalition is available here

Video of the first public forum meeting is available on the Township Youtube Channel here

Info about rules for placing issues on ballots here

Results from the survey sent out with the summer tax bill here

Sign up for email updates on this issue here



When you see an  button next to one of the titles below please click on it to obtain all the information

Highland Garden Club  

2017 Gravel Road Maintanence Schedule  

 Outdoor Warning Siren Testing   The sirens are activated for Tornado Warnings or Severe Thunderstorm Warnings with 70 mph winds or greater.


Skywarn 2017 

GFL-USA aquires Rizzo Environmental Services    If you have questions or concerns please call GFL-USA at 844-464-3587

Highland's 2017 Hazardous Waste Day  

 Oak Wilt - What you need to know before you cut an Oak Tree!   

 Hunting in Highland  MI-Hunt   or Highland map

Merit Energy and Potential Ground Water Contamination   

Pavillions at Duck Lake and Hickory Ridge Pines Parks Rentals 

Risks of Coal Tar-Based Sealcoat               

What you need to know about Burning in Highland Township  

How to Protect Your Land and Leave a Legacy-                     

Volunteers Needed