FAQ

 Please review the FAQ below or this brochure from the Road Commission for Oakland County.

ROADS & PROPERTY TAXES - Homeowners and businesses in Oakland County pay a lot of property taxes.  How much of those property taxes go to maintain and improve our roads?

ROAD PLANNING - Isn't the level of government closest to the people (township) best able to meet their needs?

ROAD PLANNING - Where can I find the RCOC Summary of the 2017 Strategic Planning Process?

NEW DEVELOPMENT - Doesn't all the development in Oakland County in recent decades generate a lot of money for the Road Commission?

NEW DEVELOPMENT - Why not make developers pave or widen roads when they put in new developments?

SUBDIVISION STREETS - How are subdivision streets in townships paved or repaved?

GRAVEL ROADS - Would it be more cost effective to simply pave all the gravel roads?

GRAVEL ROADS - What is involved in maintain a gravel road?

ROAD FUNDING - Where does RCOC get its funding?

ROAD FUNDING - As the price of gas has risen in recent years, has the gas tax generated more money?

ROAD FUNDING - Does the money RCOC receives for roads in townships subsidize roads in cities and villages?

ROAD FUNDING - Why don't townships receive funding for roads as do cities and villages?

ROAD FUNDING - How are road maintenance and improvement projects funded?

TOWNSHIP ROAD FUNDING - Why do townships have to provide matching funds on RCOC construction projects?

STATE ROAD FUNDING - Would township be better off if they received State road funding directly?

FEDERAL ROAD FUNDING - How is federal road funding dispersed within Oakland County?