City Departments

Click on the links on this page to view information specific to any of the departments listed below. 

Assessing Department

The Assessor’s Office is charged with annually discovering, listing, and valuing all taxable property within the City of Auburn Hills.  

City Clerk’s Office

The City Clerk’s Office prides itself in providing friendly, professional public service and maintaining the integrity of the public records of the City of Auburn Hills.  We are pleased to offer greater and more efficient access to public services and information on our new website and will continue to identify community needs and enhance our electronic services responsively.

City Council

The City Council is composed of seven members elected on a non-partisan basis to represent the entire city. The City Council selects, among its members, a Mayor and a Mayor Pro-Tem.  The City Council is the legislative and policy-making body. Acting as a whole, the City Council is responsible for adopting ordinances and setting the direction of City policy.
City Manager’s Office

The City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the City of Auburn Hills and is responsible for the day to day operations of the City.   The City Manager is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the City Council.  His role is to implement the policies as set forth by the City Council.  

Community Development

The Community Development Department consists of five integrated divisions:  Planning and Zoning, Economic Development, Environmental Protection, Building Services, and Code Enforcement.  

Department of Public Works

The DPW's main function is the operation and maintenance of the City's physical infrastructure, including the buildings and facilities, parks and grounds, major and local roads, water, sewer, storm drains, and street lighting.

Fieldstone Golf Course

Fieldstone Golf Club is owned by the City of Auburn Hills and rated as the top municipal golf course in the Midwest.
Finance Department

View information about the City of Auburn Hills Finance Department

Fire Department

The Auburn Hills Fire Department originated as a volunteer fire department in 1942 serving what was then Pontiac Township.  Today, the Auburn Hills Fire Department is professionally staffed with 29 career and 13 part-time personnel serving 16.68 square miles with a residential population of 25,901 and a day-time population of over 100,000. Annually, the department responds to over 3,900 calls for service with an ISO rating of 3. The department has three divisions: Suppression, Prevention, and Administration.

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is responsible for a variety of human resources-related activities including:  all employee recruitment and selection activities; labor-contract negotiations and administration of the labor agreements with the City's five bargaining units; wage and salary administration for administrative employees; employee benefits administration; maintenance of employee personnel files and records
IT Department

The City's Information Technology needs are supported by Logicalis.

It is the mission of the Auburn Hills Public Library to serve people of all ages by actively supporting the informational, educational and recreational needs of the community, thus enhancing the quality of life for its patrons.
Department of Recreation and Senior Services

Our mission is to improve the quality of life in Auburn Hills by providing quality parks and recreation opportunities and a variety of affordable year-round programs and special events for people of all ages.
Police Department

The Police Department is a full-service police agency that responds to calls for service, investigates criminal activity and educates the public on safety and crime prevention.  
Treasurer's Department

All monies paid to the City are received and accounted for through this department.  The Treasurer’s Department serves as the central location for all revenue collections and is responsible for all deposits and investments.  These include revenues directly collected by the Treasurer’s Department and revenues collected by other areas and reported to the Treasurer’s Department.  This includes billing and collection of property taxes with a subsequent distribution of those collections to Avondale, Lake Orion, Rochester, and Pontiac Schools, Oakland Intermediate Schools, Oakland County, Oakland Community College, State of Michigan and of course the City of Auburn Hills.