Welcome to the City of Whitehall
Muskegon County, Michigan

The City of Whitehall (population 2,706 as of the 2010 Census) is a unique blend of old-fashioned small town and progressive, full-service city. Whitehall is located in northern Muskegon County, five miles from the Lake Michigan coastline on White Lake. Although much of its economy is tourist-related, especially it's extended marina on the lake; it also contains some small businesses and manufacturing facilities. It is a commuter town to the greater Muskegon area just ten miles to the south.

Whitehall's recorded history began around 1859 when Charles Mears, a noted lumber baron to the area, platted the village along with Giles B. Slocum, naming it Mears. The population continued to grow due to its strategic location for floating and distributing lumber.

In 1862, it was renamed Whitehall and incorporated as the Village of Whitehall in 1867. It later was incorporated as a city in 1943.

 


Spring Leaf Pickup

April 15-30, 2015

 
Brush Pickup

May 4-8, 2015

 


SAVE THE DATE!

Grand Opening for the Meinhardi Building

Sunday, May 24, 2015

2:00 - 4:00

Ice Cream Social on the lawn

 


 

The Master Plan is now available for review at City Hall.

 


The Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing for the Tannery Bay Planned Unit Development on April 21st, 6 pm in the Garden Room at City Hall, 405 E. Colby Street.

The site plan for the Tannery Bay Planned Unit Development is available for review at City Hall. Persons unable to attend the hearing may submit written comments to the City Clerk at the address above no later than 4:00 p.m. on the date of the hearing.

 

 


 

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Regularly Scheduled Meetings
CITY COUNCIL Second and fourth Tuesday of each month beginning at 7:30 p.m. unless posted otherwise.
PLANNING COMMISSION First Tuesday of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted.
BRA/LDFA/TIFA MEETINGS Quarterly on the 2nd Tuesday of January, April, July and October at noon unless posted otherwise.