Public Service

Leaf Collection

The start date of the curbside loose leaf collection is October 17, 2016. Do not put any materials in the street before the curbside leaf collection season has begun. Brush must still be bundled and placed at the curb! Read more...


Building and Development Office: 313-885-4285

Garbage, Recycling, Leaf Collection, and Snow Removal Office: 313-885-6600

The Public Service Department is responsible for development and maintenance of the City's infrastructure. It also contracts with HRC to perform engineering studies and services to assist in promoting new developments in the city.

Wonder what the Miss Dig flag colors mean?

Toll free call to 800-482-7171 or 811 reaches the MISS DIG System
Website - MISS DIG System

What do I do in an electrical outage?

DTE Energy Outage Center
Click here to view the Outage Map
Signup for Mobile Outage Reporting

Public Service oversees the Department of Public Works, Engineering, Planning, and Building Permits as well as Ordinance Enforcement.

Department of Public Works

  • Refuse and Recycling
  • Leaf Pickup
  • Snow Removal

Ordinance Enforcement

  • City Ordinance
  • Complain of Violation: form


  • Engineering
  • Permits: BS&A
  • Zoning Board of Appeals

DTE Gas Main Replacement Project Presentation