Novi is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan, located approximately 20 minutes northwest from Detroit and approximately 20 minutes northeast from Ann Arbor. According to the 2013 census, the population of Novi was at 57,960 people.  On the Money magazine's list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2008, the City of Novi was ranked No. 48.

Novi was incorporated as a city in 1969 after the approval of a city charter on February 18, 1969 by Village of Novi voters. Some of the historic places in Novi include the Historic Township Hall, Tollgate Farm, Colonel Samuel White Homestead, Novi Depot and the Jacob and Rebecca Fuerst Farmstead.


Novi is one of the fastest growing cities in Michigan. The business community in Novi is represented by the Novi Chamber of Commerce. The Twelve Oaks Mall continues to be a great shopping destination in northern Metro Detroit. A large number of car dealerships is located in Novi, along Haggerty Road and Grand River Avenue, such as Marty Feldman Chevrolet, Tom Holzer Ford, Jaguar of Novi andVarsity Lincoln.

Some of the major companies located in Novi:

  • ITC Transmission
  • Novi Energy
  • Patrick Energy Services
  • Kroger regional offices
  • Japan Auto Parts
  • Cooper Standard Automotive
  • Toyota Boshoku America
  • American Mitsuba Corp.
  • Neighborhoods and Business Relations Group
  • Ryder System Inc. 
  • Freescale Semiconductor
  • Elektrobit
  • Harman/Becker Automotive
  • Comau North America


Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department of Novi (PRCS) oversees the quality of nearby parks and provides several recreational programs to attract people and invite businesses. The Department oversees the Lakeshore Park, ITC Community Sports Park, Ella Mae Power Park, Rotary Park, Wildlife Woods Park, Brookfarm Park, Village Wood Lake Park, Fuerst Park, and Landings Park.

Novi is home to the Novi Ice Arena, Metro Connector Trail Ribbon Cutting, Meadowbrook Activity Center, Novi Public Library and the Japan Festival, the largest Japan festival in the State of Michigan.


Public school districts in Novi include the Novi Community Schools, Northville Public Schools, South Lyon Community Schools and Walled Lake Consolidated School District. Some of the top public and private schools in the City of Novi are: Deerfield Elementary School, Parkview Elementary School, Village Oaks Elementary School, Novi High School, Catholic Central High School, Oakland Montessori Academy and Franklin Road Christian School.


Novi Police Department is located at 45125 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375


Novi is home to the 52-1 District Court. This Court is located at 48150 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374. The court has three divisions including civil including landlord tenant, criminal including drunk driving, dui, owi, owil, and all traffic matters. 52-1 District Court does not hear cases with the amount in controversy over $25,000.  These cases over $25,000 dollars are heard in the Oakland Circuit Court Located in Oakland County Michigan at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd. Pontiac, MI. This Court is also home to a family division which hears case involving divorce, child custody, paternity, child support, personal protection orders etc.  In addition, Novi, Michigan is also subject to the Probate Court at Oakland Circuit Court. The probate Court handles matters such as decedent’s estates, wills, trusts, guardianships, patient advocate issues, power of attorney issues etc.

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