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 Out of an abundance of safety and to lessen the spread of the COVID-19 Virus

The City Hall Offices are Closed to the Public

We will be answering the phones to handle business remotely or to answer your questions

If you have questions or need information, please look at this website or call City Hall at 734-848-6495

Please mail, or email, any needed paperwork and/or the City Hall Office has a Drop-box (in the front door)
if you need to deliver any paperwork or applications.

If it is necessary for you to come to City Hall, We can arrange for you to meet with the appropriate person by calling the number above, by appointment only.


*** While we navigate through this COVID-19 pandemic, our beach, pier and parking lots remain open at this time. We ask that you maintain safe distancing for the safety of everyone. Enjoy our Great Michigan resources but do it safely so we can keep the area open for your enjoyment. Thank you for your understanding.


Mayor Jim Gardner
City of Luna Pier








Due to the executive order to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Luna Pier City Council Meeting  scheduled for Wednesday, May 14,2020 7:00pm will be  on our City of Luna Pier YouTube channel

Here is the video link:



Thank you,
Mayor Gardner



Click on picture for video of waves at the seawall                                                                        



Welcome to Luna Pier, MI - Incorporated in 1963

Title VI Compliance

The City of Luna Pier is committed to ensuring that no one is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you may file the following form below, and submit through U.S. Postal Service to:

City of Luna Pier

Attention: Jolene Upchurch

P.O. Box 375

4357 Buckeye Street

Luna Pier, MI 48157

Or submit through email to jupchurch@cityoflunapier.com

Streamline Developers Guide

Being part of Monroe County, The City of Luna Pier is poised for economic development opportunities with our location on I-75. Click logo for information on commercial development in this area.


Grass and Weeds


To all property owners of land situated in the City of Luna Pier, Monroe County, Michigan: 


 NOTICE:  All vacant lots and land are to be cleared of weeds, brush, grass and fallen trees and limbs, Section 11.11 of the Charter of the City of Luna Pier.

WHEREAS, it has been determined that such weeds and grasses shall not be allowed to grow in excess of six (6) inches in height.

WHEREAS, it shall be the duty of all owners of land in the City of Luna Pier to destroy, remove or cut any and all weeds and grasses which exceed six (6) inches in height and ensure that all vacant lots and land are cleared of weeds, brush, grass and fallen trees and limbs in accordance with Section 11.11 of the Charter of the City of Luna Pier starting May 1, 2020

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that should such weeds or grasses not be destroyed, removed or cut by the owner on or after May 1, 2020 the removal or cutting shall be undertaken by the City of Luna Pier.  The City shall have the option to contract with certified vendors to cut grass at the properties in violation of this resolution.   The following charges with a special assessment will be levied against the property:

First Offence                       $ 100.00 per lot
Second Offence                   $ 250.00 per lot
Three and More Offences    $ 500.00 per lot
Late Payment Fee               $15.00 per month



Monroe County Visitor Information

FOIA Request

On July 1, 2015 the FOIA laws have changed.  Below is the new FOIA Procedures & Guidelines for the City of  Luna Pier.   All FOIA request can be submitted to the City of Luna Pier, P.O. Box 375, 7357 Buckeye Street, Luna Pier, MI 48157 or by email to jupchurch@cityoflunapier.com

FOIA Fee Schedule.pdf

FOIA Summary of Instructions.pdf

FOAI Guidelines.pdf

FOIA Request Form.pdf

New Proposed Flood Maps (FIRMs)

FEMA has provided us with a new Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). FEMA has began the process to adopt the new maps for this area. The new maps will become effective on June 19, 2020. 

The Study and preliminary FIRMs can be reviewed at the Luna Pier Office, during normal business hours. 

Assessing Field Inspections

From the Assessing Department

The State Tax Commission adopted the following guideline regarding annual inspection of property within a local unit:  Local units are encouraged to annually inspect a minimum of 20% of the parcels in each property class each year.

In order to maintain accurate assessing records, The City of Luna Pier will be conducting 20% field inspections per year in order to comply with the State Tax Commission guidelines. 

During the field inspections, the Assessing Department staff will check the accuracy of City records regarding land, all buildings and update photos.  We will not come inside your home but may ask property owners to verbally verify that the data we have on record is correct.  If no one is home, we will conduct our outside inspection and leave a card requesting verification of the interior information for property owners to update and return to the Assessing Department.  Please be advised that because of weather, time constraints, or other circumstances, we will not take appointments. 

If you have any questions you can contact the City Of Luna Pier at (734)848-6495.


Help Wanted !

We are currently accepting applications for the following boards:

Salary commission - 

Board of Review- Alternate

Park and Recreation Committee

 Planning Commission

A letter of interest / application should be submitted to the City Clerk if you are interested in serving on any of these boards or commissions.

Board- Committee Application.pdf

No Dogs on the Public Beach

Responsible Dog Owners

Many people love walking their dogs along the waterfront and throughout the City.  Unfortunately this can cause a problem for local residents and others who step in and clean-up waste not attended by the dog owner.  Please pick-up after your pet to eliminate this problem.  Remember there are no animals allowed on the Public Beach or Pier per Ordinance No. 204.

Republic Services

Republic Services is now serving the City of Luna Pier for residential and commercial refuse collection.  Trash will continue to be pick-up on the usual day, Friday mornings.  Large items can be picked up for a small fee.  To find out the cost and to schedule a large item pick-up, contact Republic @ 800-234-3429.

Parks & Recreation

Civil Rights Discrimination

Luna Pier is an equal opportunity provider and employer

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Monroe County Alert Notification System

 Information:  On Monroe County Alert Notification System

The residents and businesses in the City Of Luna Pier have the option of being notified of local and county emergencies through the Monroe County Emergency Management Division.

Monroe County has implemented an emergency notification system to contact County residence and businesses via recorded phone messages,text messages and email during emergencies.


Reaches citizens immediately with critical information.

Rapidly and reliably disseminates official information and instructions to residents and businesses based on location. The MCANS emergency notification system delivers messages across all communication platforms and cycles through these devices until the message is confirmed.

Citizen Protection and Life Safety:

  •  Local Snow Emergencies
  •  Public Health Information           
  •  School Emergency notification
  •  County road closure
  •  Local road closure
  •  Drinking water Alerts
  •  Local Community Notification

Emergency Response and Management

  • Evacuation Instructions
  • Chemical Spill Information
  • Local Disaster Notifications
  •  “All Clear” Broadcasts.

Go online for more information and to register your cell phone ,Voice Over IP (VOIP) number, land line and/or e-mail address.    Web Page co.monroe.mi.us/mcans  or call & (734)  240-3135

Mayor Dave Davison
City of Luna Pier

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