Welcome to the City of East Jordan

The City of East Jordan, where River, Lake and Friendly People Meet

On behalf of the Mayor, City Commission and staff of the City of East Jordan, I welcome you to our website. Located at the mouth of the Jordan River where it flows into the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix, East Jordan is ideally suited for a long stay or just a weekend getaway.

This website is designed to help you keep informed about our community. Keeping you up-to-date with current events and governmental developments is our commitment to you.

Tom Cannon, City Administrator



City Updates

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Love the leaning larch!


The City strongly encourages yard waste recycling. To ensure an orderly program, we ask that you observe the following schedule and instructions.

City residents may deliver grass clippings and leaves (in biodegradable bags or loose loads to the Bartlett St. Recycling Site: 107 Bartlett St. EJ, MI 49727.

Instruction for Street Collection of Yard Waste:

1. Only biodegradable yard waste originating from property
within the City Limits will be collected.
Yard waste items are limited to: grass, leaves, shrubs and tree
branches. All waste must be free of dirt, paint and metal (such
as nails or wire).
2. Grass clippings and leaves may be placed in biodegradable
3. Unbagged leaves will be collected only if placed in a single
pile (no windrows). The leaf pile must contain leaves only – no
sticks, grass clippings, brush, etc.
4. Shrubs and tree branches shall not be more than eight inches
(8”) in diameter, and must be cut to a maximum length of six
feet (6’). The branches and shrubs must be neatly staked in
one direction for easy pickup. Branches and shrubs are not to
be placed in bags.
5. The amount of yard waste must be “pickup truck bed” size or
6. All yard waste must be set adjacent to the street. No yard
waste shall be placed within the street area.

Items which will NOT be collected:

* Grass or leaves placed in containers other than biodegradable
*Shrubs or tree branches more than eight inches (8”) in diameter, or
longer than six feet (6’), or unstacked (thrown in piles).
*Stumps, roots, stumps, roots, stones, dirt, garbage, metal, glass,
plastic, broken concrete, lumber or building materials.

For additional information please contact City Hall at (231) 536-3381.
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Thank you to everyone who attended and supported a record setting Fall Fest at the Tourist Park. Parks Director Rob Crick, the Park/DPW staff and dozens of volunteers do a tremendous job providing our community a family friendly event. ... See MoreSee Less

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It was a great event. Thank you and congratulations Rob Crick and crew.

Who won the campsite decorating contest? Never heard who all of the winners were. Great job they all

Thank you for a great Fall Fest!

Thank you Rob Crick and crew!

Great job!! So much fun for everyone!

Outstanding turn out!!

Was very nice

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Awesome! Any idea what the funds collected going to be used for? Special community projects? Park upkeep? Funding yearly curbside pickup? I’m curious…

Love it!

Great idea!!!

Is there any by the docks? I didn’t see any two days ago.


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Our Mission

Our mission is to create an environment that promotes strong economic growth while safe guarding the public trust and building a sense of place that focuses on our future and honors our heritage.

Parks & Recreation

The City of East Jordan and the surrounding area encompasses some of the most abundant and diverse natural resources in northern Michigan.

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Facility Calendar

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Community Event Calendar!!

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Meeting Minutes

Click below to view the Meeting Minutes from our most recent meetings and also from past meetings.

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