Welcome to the City of East Jordan

The City of East Jordan, where River, Lake and Friendly People Meet

On behalf of the Mayor, City Commission and staff of the City of East Jordan, I welcome you to our website. Located at the mouth of the Jordan River where it flows into the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix, East Jordan is ideally suited for a long stay or just a weekend getaway.

This website is designed to help you keep informed about our community. Keeping you up-to-date with current events and governmental developments is our commitment to you.

Tom Cannon, City Administrator


The City Commission will hold an electronic meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via zoom due to the current Covid-19 situation and consistent with the State Legislation.  The agenda packet can be found on our website at www.eastjordancity.org/resources/city-meetings

The Public wishing to participate during the public hearings or public comment section of the meeting or view the meeting electronically, may call the toll-free call-in number: 877 853 5257 or use ZOOM and use Meeting ID: 839 2161 3824 and use passcode 989468.

Any questions or comments regarding agenda items can be directed to City Hall prior to the meeting to info@eastjordancity.org or 231-536-3381.  If you would like to speak to a Commissioner directly, their contact information can be found at the City’s website at https://eastjordancity.org/about/city-officials/


Per the recent MDHHS mandate, City Hall will be closed to the public until the current pause has been lifted. All city operations will resume as scheduled and city staff may be contacted Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at City Hall (231) 536-3381. All utility payments can be made online via the city’s website, via mail or our drop box.


Effective December 1-April 30, winter parking hours will be in effect from 3:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. within the designated parking areas per city ordinance. Starting this year, EJ DPW and EJ Police Officials now have the authority to have vehicles towed at owners expense as necessary during this time to help with snow removal.
Please be mindful of parking within these areas during these months!

City Updates

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
We were closed temporarily for maintenance but are now back up and running. Please help us keep the rink nice by avoiding any bad areas 🚧.

Happy skating ⛸
... See MoreSee Less

The City of East Jordan is looking for interested persons to fill positions on the following Boards or Commissions:

Housing Commissioner 1 Vacancy 5-year term
Vacancy term to expire 12/31/2025

*Housing Commission-Does not need to be a city resident

Zoning Board of Appeals 2 Vacancies 3-year terms
1 Vacancy term to expire 12/31/2021
1 Vacancy term to expire 12/31/2022

*ZBA-Must be a city resident

Brownfield Redevelopment 1 Vacancy 3-year term
1 vacancy term to expire 12/31/2021

*Brownfield-Does not need to be a city resident

DDA 1 Vacancy 4-year term
1 vacancy term to expire 12/31/2023

*DDA-does not need to be a city resident but must live, own or work within the DDA Boundary.

Interested persons may obtain an application form from City Hall, 201 Main Street, East Jordan, via our website at www.eastjordancity.org, or by calling City Hall at 536-3381 and submitting them in the drop box or emailing them to cwilson@eastjordancity.org.
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Can you describe what these positions do?

Commission Meeting ID 824 2699 0585 ... See MoreSee Less
Load more

Our Mission

Our mission is to create an environment that promotes strong economic growth while safe guarding the public trust and building a sense of place that focuses on our future and honors our heritage.

Parks & Recreation

The City of East Jordan and the surrounding area encompasses some of the most abundant and diverse natural resources in northern Michigan.

Learn More

Event Calendar

Stay in the know with our
Community Event Calendar!!

Learn More

Meeting Minutes

Click below to view the Meeting Minutes from our most recent meetings and also from past meetings.

Learn More