Fire Department Hiring!

Oakland Township Fire Department is currently seeking applicants to fill part-time positions available within the department.


Oakland Township, A Safe Place to Live!

We are so very pleased to share this great news about our Township! Oakland Township has been named the second safest community in the State of Michigan and also ranked #16 on the list of safest cities for the entire United States!


On the first Saturday in May, residents help to clean township roads and keep Oakland Township beautiful! Email or call the office to sign up and volunteer!

Charter Township of Oakland Parks and Recreation Commission Grant Applications

Charter Township of Oakland Parks and Recreation Commission Iron Belle-Paint Creek Trail Northern Trailhead Development Grant Application MNRTF18-0098

Charter Township of Oakland Parks and Recreation Commission Marsh View Park Restroom Improvements Grant Application MNRTF18-0099  

Charter Township of Oakland Parks and Recreation Commission Marsh View Park Restroom Improvements Grant Application LW18-0042 

Charter Township of Oakland Parks and Recreation Commission Marsh View Park Restroom Improvements Grant Application RP18-0056

Fire Department CPR Training

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2017 Winter Property Tax Bills

The 2017 Winter Property Tax bills were mailed to residents on December 1, 2017. Winter taxes are payable December 1, 2017 through February 14, 2018. 3% interest added to unpaid tax bills February 15 - February 28, 2018.

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.

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.