Welcome to Zilwaukee

The City of Zilwaukee encompasses 2.34 square miles or 1,497 acres and is located along the Saginaw River in Northern Saginaw County. The City is bordered on the East by the Saginaw River, Carrollton Township to the South, Kochville Township to the West, and Zilwaukee Township to the North. The City of Zilwaukee is regionally located on the Northern fringe of the Saginaw Metropolitan Area.

The City is located within 10 miles of the City of Bay City and Saginaw Bay, which is a part of Lake Huron.

Zilwaukee in the Fall

Zilwaukee in the Fall


Ordinance addressing floodplain management provisions


Water bills and Taxes can now be paid Online and Over the phone. Also they can be paid in the Office with a Credit Card. Service Fees Applied.



Main BSA Online Link:


Tax Payment Wizard:


Water Bill Wizard:



Phone Payment:


Need to know Account Number for Water Bills and Parcel Number for Taxes.


City of Zilwaukee City Office doors will remain closed until further notice, due to COVID-19.

If you must enter City Hall, call to make an appointment and you must be wearing a mask and practice social distancing.

We will not be accepting payments inside.

Business may be conducted via U.S. Mail, online, over the phone or the drop box located on the side door. The drop box will be processed daily.

If you have any questions about COVID-19, please call the State of Michigan COVID-19 Hotline at 1-888-535-6136 between 8am-5pm daily.

Thank you for your understanding and stay healthy.


Yardwaste will be picked up begginning Tuesday April 6th, 2021