Public Services

  1. Yard Waste pick-up will start the week of April 4, 2022

    Yard waste consists of grass clippings, leaves, garden material, and bundled or contained branches that are two to three inches or smaller in diameter and cut in four-foot lengths or smaller. 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