Welcome to the

City of Center Line

Center Line is a small close-knit community of 8,257 residents located in Macomb County in Southeast Michigan. Nestled inside the state's 3rd largest city, Center Line is a small town in a metropolitan area.

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Notice of Special Council Meeting

Monday, November 30, 2015

6:00 pm


Holiday Closings

City Hall and DPW, will be closed for Christmas, December 24-27 and will re-open Monday December 28. They will also be closed for New Years, December 31 thru January 3 and will re-open January 4.

Library will be closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day and New Years Eve and New Years Day with regular hours on the following Saturday.

Parks & Recreation will be closed December 24 thru January 3 and will re-open January 4.

Absentee Voter Information

If you will be turning 60 years of age on or before 3/8/2016, you can be placed on a permanent absentee voter list to receive an absentee application for every election. Call City Hall at 586-757-6800


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Saturday, December 5, 2015

6:00 PM

Come join us at Memorial Park located at 25355 Lawrence, north of 10 Mile Road for this free community tradition. Featuring:

Petting Zoo, Cookie Walk, Clydesdale and pony rides, Santa and more! 

The Center Line Lions Club will be serving free cookies and cocoa, and the Friends of the Center Line Library will have a Cookie Walk where you can hand select homemade cookies for $6.00 per pound--all proceeds support the library. 



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 Light Display Contest


Center Line Beautification Commissions Annual

"Light Up The Sky"


Center Line Residential and Commercial judging will take place on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 7pm.

Please have your lights "on" from 7pm - 9pm.

Call in all nominations to city hall at (586) 757-6800 by December 17, 2015.

First, Second and Third Place awards will be recognized at Center Line City Council Meeting in February 2016.

(pictured here is one of the winners from 2014).



Review of Center Line DDA Plan

The City of Center Line will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers of the City of Center Line Municipal Building, 7070 E. Ten Mile Road, Center Line, Macomb County, Michigan 48015, for the purpose of receiving comments from the public on the contents of the City Downtown Development Authority Plan.

Comments may be sent in writing to the City Clerk's Office at 7070 E. Ten Mile Road, Center Line, MI 48015, no later than 5:00 p.m., EST, December 7 2015, to be considered at the Public Hearing.

A Citizens Guide to Cold Weather Practices:

Winter brings with it lots of fun activities, like sledding, ice skating and skiing. But winter also means mounds of snow to shovel and layers of ice to remove from our sidewalks and driveways. We often make the job easier by applying deicers like salt. Besides sodium chloride, many deicers also contain chemicals like cyanide. When ice melts, the salts and chemicals dissolve and flow into street drains that lead directly to the river, endangering aquatic life. Here are a few tips to reduce salt use and prevent pollution year-round. Click here for more information