Philip J. Weipert

Philip J. Weipert

Oakland County Commissioner Philip J. Weipert
Philip J. Weipert (R)

Commissioner, District 8

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Boundaries: Includes the cities of South Lyon and Wixom, and the Village of Milford. He also represents the Charter Township of Lyon and Milford Township.

First elected: November 2010
Current term : January 1, 2015 -- December 31, 2016

Contact information:
Oakland County Board of Commissioners
1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, Michigan, USA, 48341-0421

Phone: 248-858-0100 (County)
Fax: 248-858-1572 (County)


  • Planning & Building:  Chair
  • Human Resources:  Member

BOC Sub Committees:

  • Coordinating Zoning Committee
  • Personnel Appeal Board
  • Claims Review Committee

In the Community: 

  • SEMCOG Budget and Finance Committee- Member
  • SEMCOG Transition Committee for new Executive Director- Member
  • Wixom's Local Development Finance Authority- Board of Directors
  • South Lyon Zoning Board of Appeals -Chairperson
  • South Lyon Compensation Commission; Historical Commission; Building Authority and Beautification Committee- Commissioner and Member
  • Attorney in Good Standing with the State Bar of Michigan 
  • Oakland County Bar - Member
  • South Lyon Kiwanis Club-Secretary and Distinguished past-President. He is currently a member.
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Council-Secretary
  • Knights of Columbus #7586 - Member
  • NRA-Member
  • Center for Active Adults- Volunteer Legal Counselor
  • The National World War II Museum - Charter Member
  • 2005 Paul Baker/South Lyon Citizen of the Year
  • 2010 Best Lawyer People's Choice Award


Commissioner Weipert is married to Pam. He has resided in South Lyon for more than 20 years. He owns the Law Office of Philip J. Weipert of South Lyon. He is a graduate of  Thomas M. Cooley Law School 1988 with a J.D. He graduated in 1983 from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a B.A. and he is a 1978 graduate of Detroit Catholic High School.