General Information

  1. Absentee Voting

    View requirements and apply for an Absentee Voter Ballot.

  2. Bids & Request for Proposals (RFP)

    Learn about the bid offerings and RFP opportunities available.

  3. Forms & Applications

    Browse a selection of City of Royal Oak applications, forms and documents.

  4. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

    The City of Royal Oak’s policy with respect to FOIA requests is to comply with State law in all respects and to respond to FOIA requests in consistent, fair and even manner regardless of who makes such a FOIA request.

  5. Location

    Royal Oak is easily accessible by many transportation means.

  6. Map Gallery

    Browse a variety of local maps.

  7. Royal Oak Map

    View a map of Royal Oak that includes local landmarks and street names.

  8. Services

    Find out about the community and municipal services available in Royal Oak.

  9. Title VI Non-Discrimination

    The City of Royal Oak is a sub-recipient of federal highway funds distributed through MDOT. As a sub-recipient, the city is required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color or national origin.

  10. Voting Precincts

    Find your voting precinct and polling place using our online maps.

  11. Worship

    From its early settlement, Royal Oak has demonstrated a strong religious heritage. The city’s traditional small-town values are a testament to its religious faith.

Garage Sales


The City does not require a permit for garage sales.  Please remember not to place signs in the right of way (between the sidewalk and the curb) and on utility poles.  Placing signs on private property is only permitted with the property owner’s permission.  Signs must be removed after the sale.

Outside Burning


Royal Oak does not allow outside burning in portable fireplaces or in fire pits, but we do allow people to cook over Charcoal, Propane and Natural Gas. Residents with questions regarding the ordinance should contact the Fire Department at 248-246-3800 during normal business hours.