Public Services

  1. PUBLIC NOTICE: Oakwood (Congress to Sherman) Construction; Spring St track removal

    The City is working to complete a road maintenance project on Oakwood (Congress to Sherman) and to remove the former railroad crossing on Spring St. Work on Oakwood is planned 8/5/2021 thru 10/1/2021; work on Spring is planned 8/17/2021 thru 9/24/2021. Read on...
  2. PUBLIC NOTICE: Additional Trash Stickers Due to Outages

    The City of Ypsilanti will be offering those eligible households who have additional waste due to the recent power outages two (2) free trash stickers for additional bags of trash... Read on...
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Mission Statement
To provide mandated public services to all City of Ypsilanti residents and property owners.

To deliver professional and courteous public services with the goal of enhancing the quality of life for all City of Ypsilanti residents and property owners. 


The Department of Public Services (DPS) is responsible for the maintenance of all City-owned and operated buildings, facilities, and infrastructures as well as the provision of solid waste services.

Routine responsibilities of this Department include:

  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Facilities maintenance including capital improvements
  • Maintenance of storm water conveyance facilities and structures
  • Parking lot maintenance
  • Parking meter maintenance
  • Parks Maintenance
  • Solid Waste Services, Recycling & Composting
  • Street Maintenance
  • Traffic signal and sign maintenance
  • Tree Maintenance