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Business Licenses

New businesses need to meet with the Director of City Services before operating business in Orchard Lake.  Call 248-682-2400 to set up an appointment.  

Businesses in Orchard Lake need to register with the Clerk's Department and renew them by May 31st each year.

Business License Application
Peddlers & Canvassers License Application


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According to Michigan State Law, dogs are required to be licensed every year.  Oakland County dog licenses  are  available at City Hall when provided with proof of current rabies vaccination.  Dog licenses are valid January 1  through December 31.   To avoid a late fee, the license must be purchased by June 1. 

License Fees:

  • $ 7.50 if dog is spayed or neuteredDori (2)
  • $15.00 if dog is not spayed or neutered

If owner of pet is a senior citizen (65 years or older):

  • $ 6.75 if dog is spayed or neutered
  • $13.50 if dog is not spayed or neutered

If purchased June 2 or later:

  • $30.00

Exceptions to the June 2 fee increase:

  • New resident (within 30 days)
  • New dog (within 30 days)
  • Dog just turned four months of age (within 30 days)

Ordinance #9.04 prohibits Pit Bulls within Orchard Lake.


Fertilizer Licenses

The City of Orchard Lake Village adopted Ordinance 12.09.00 to further protect the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens of the City of Orchard Lake Village. Commercial firms must obtain a license which is renewable annually in November. 

2015 Licensed Fertilizer Companies

Fertilizer License Form

Room Rental
The Council Room accommodates up to 60 people is available for rental at a cost of $50 per use. Please contact City Hall to check availability. Unfortunately, no food or drink is allowed in the Council Room.

Room Rental Form