Downtown Development Authority


The Downtown Development Authority's (DDA) mission is to promote economic growth and revitalization in Downtown Royal Oak. The DDA will accomplish this mission by:

  • Improving and maintaining a solid and user-friendly infrastructure
  • Marketing Downtown Royal Oak to consumers and businesses
  • Encouraging preservation of Royal Oak's downtown

By fulfilling this mission, and DDA will enhance not only downtown, but the entire City of Royal Oak.

The City of Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority is under the supervision and control of a board consisting of the city manager and eight or 10 members as determined by the city commission. Members are appointed by the city manager, subject to approval by the city commission.

Regular Meetings

  • 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.
  • City Commission Chambers
    203 S Troy Street
    Royal Oak, MI 48067

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Useful Documents

For additional financial documents, please see the City of Royal Oak's Finance Department page. 

Staff Contact Information

Timothy Thwing
DDA Executive Director

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