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Otsego County’s Drop-off Recycling Program

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Otsego County's Reverse 9-1-1 Emergency Notification System

Sheriff’s Vehicle Sales

Posted on October 11th, 2016
Please click for information on the sale of Sheriff Office vehicles. bid-2016-10-sheriff-vehicles-sale

Zoning Ordinance Update 10-16

Posted on October 11th, 2016
At their October 11, 2016 regular meeting, the Otsego County Board of Commissioners approved the following changes to the Otsego County Ordinance involving the HX/Highway Interchange Zoning District: HX Highway Interchange Zoning Ordinance Updates

The Otsego County Parks and Recreation 5-Year Recreation Plan is now available to review

Posted on September 13th, 2016
Go to the following link to see the draft 5-Year Parks and Recreation Plan:  http://www.discovernortheastmichigan.org/recreation.asp    

Downtown Streetscape Construction has Begun

Posted on September 13th, 2016
Click below for downtown construction information:  Downtown Development Project September 6 Informational Letter

Animal Control Ordinance Updates 6-14-16

Posted on June 14th, 2016
At their June 14, 2016 regular meeting, the Otsego County Board of Commissioners approved various changes to the Otsego County Animal Control Ordinance.  A summary of the changes are below: Summary of Changes Article II (d) is being revised to increase the maximum ordinance violation penalty from $100 to $500… Read more

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Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Otsego County Building - Room 100
Meeting Locations: July 11, 2016: Otsego Lake County Park at 1657 County Park Road, Gaylord August 8, 2016: Frank Wilkinson Park (Irontone Springs) at 3549 Old 27 North, Gaylord September 12, 2016: Otsego Lake County Park at[...]
Nov 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Location: Room 100 - County Building - 225 W. Main St., Gaylord
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Otsego County


We are very proud of where we live and work. Otsego County is known for its natural beauty, friendly people, and progressive attitude. On the crossroad of two major highways, our central location is convenient for tourism and business. Championship golf, pristine forests, beautiful lakes and rivers, and recreational activities covering four seasons make life attractive here. We are on the grow! Otsego County has been one of the fastest growing areas in Michigan for many years. With state-of-the-art educational facilities, Michigan’s first community fiber network, and quality government services, Otsego County provides big city advantages while maintaining its rural character. County Building General Office Hours 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday Otsego County Courthouse 225 W. Main Gaylord, Michigan 49735

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