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The Novi City Council has approved a temporary promotional sign ordinance waiver allowing businesses in Novi to post one additional promotional sign during the Michigan State Fair. From Monday, August 26 to Monday, September 2, 2019, registered businesses can the advantage of the increased traffic from the fair by posting one additional sign. Signage must be placed on private property, must be temporary and cannot exceed 20 square feet in area and shall not exceed 6 feet in height.
In order to be eligible, applications must be submitted by Monday, August 26, 2019. Applications can be submitted in person at the Community Development Counter at the Novi Civic Center or can be mailed to:
Code Compliance Division
Community Development
45175 Ten Mile Rd.
Novi, MI 48375

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City of Novi - 50th Anniversary
45175 Ten Mile Road
Department Phone: 248-735-5628
Fax: 248-735-5684

Pete Auger
Pete Auger
City Manager

Wenona GrahamWenona Graham
Economic Dev Coord/Retail Spec

The City of Novi is your home whether you are looking to live, work or play. Just ask our 60,000 residents and more than 3,000 businesses why they chose Novi to call home. Whether you are an existing local business or one looking to invest in our community, give our Economic Development Team a call to assist you in your decision.

Holiday Closing

  • City Offices CLOSED in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 2

Upcoming Events

Pic - Going PRO Talent FundGoing PRO Talent Fund Information Sessions
Employers - Get the money and resources you need to find and train talent
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Scheduled sessions are August 27 & 29  
September 4, 5 & 11
Register here

Free Professional Headshot Mixer
Wednesday, August 21
Public Library

City Offices CLOSED in observance of Labor Day
Monday, September 2

WalkIn Thursday Business Workshop
Thursday, September 5

Novi Business BlenderCome mix it up and connect with Novi businesses and friends at the Novi Business Blender
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Wednesday, October 2
Novi Public Library

Business Resources

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Important Updates

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2019 SBDC Training Schedule

Work underway at 12 Mile & Novi Road intersection

Work continues at the intersection of 12 Mile and Novi roads with Stage 2 starting this morning. In Stage 2, Novi Road will be completely closed to through north and southbound traffic at 12 Mile Road. Twelve Mile Road, east and westbound traffic will be maintained, but limited to one lane. Businesses in the area, including the gas station on the northwest corner, remain open. The detour around the intersection is Meadowbrook Road. The goal is to reopen the intersection by early- to mid-September. Visit for additional information on this project and sign up for our weekly e-newsletters providing updates on the various projects in Novi.

Novi's 50th Anniversary

The City of Novi is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and each month we are releasing a new video highlighting a part of Novi's history.  This is the eighth video in the series and it details the story of the Novi Special Engine.

Novi Special Engine

Economic Development