Welcome to Flat Rock!

Welcome to the City of Flat Rock website. Whether you are a resident, prospective resident, business owner, or visitor we hope you find what you are looking for on this site. Flat Rock is a great place to live, work, and play. We have been able to maintain a small town feel, while providing the services and amenities of a larger community.


Annual Animal Licenses Due


Animal Licenses - $10.00 until April 30th after April 30th $20.00

The City Clerk's Office is responsible for issuing Animal Licenses to owner's of any dog or cat residing in the City of Flat Rock. You will need to show proof of current rabies vaccination from your veterinarian. The fee is $10.00 per animal until April 30, an additional $10.00 will be added after April 30th for late fees. Licenses are valid for a calendar year (January to December).

If you have any further questions please contact the City Clerk's Office at 734-782-2455 ext. 6


Alert System - Nixle/Everbridge


For the latest City information and alerts, text 48134 to 888-777 and you will receive a confirmation text via the Nixle/Everbridge alert system.

You will receive information regarding weather alerts, road closures, snow emergency alerts, water breaks, etc.


City Wide Re-Inspection of Residental Properties


The City of Flat Rock is conducting a re-inspection of all residential properties. This re-inspection will assure the fair and equitable assessment of each residence, accurate assessing records, and will ensure compliance with the State of Michigan assessing standards.

Please click here for FAQ's and more information.


Transparency & Accountability

In compliance with former Governor Snyder's encouragement of local units of government to follow the state's lead and make financial information more transparent and accessible to residents, the City of Flat Rock has made a Citizen's Guide to Flat Rock and Performance Dashboards available online. Information is accessible on the  Treasurer's Office  page.


Special Pick Up Policy Update


Notice: As of June 1, 2021 Limitations and charges may apply to large special pick up orders.

The first yard of rubbish (Approx. the size of a backhoe bucket) is no charge.

After the first yard of rubbish, any additional pick up is $25 up to 4 buckets.

After the fourth bucket, it is $100 for a dump truck and every 10 yard truck thereafter.

1st Bucket- 0

2nd-4th Bucket- $25 each

After 4th Bucket- $100

If your pick up requires a charge, they will leave a bright orange tag on your door and notify you of the cost for the pick up.


Flat Rock City Hall

25500 Gibraltar Rd.
Flat Rock, MI 48134

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