Department of Public Services

The Department of Public Services (DPS) consists of the Public Services Group (PSG) and the Environmental Services Group (ESG). The DPS is one of the largest departments in Wayne County government, employing close to 700 personnel with an annual operating budget of nearly $300 million.  DPS employees oversee, maintain and operate the county's unique assets and complex infrastructure for nearly 1.8 million residents.
 
Public Services

Public Services is made up six divisions:
 
Administration; Buildings; Engineering; Equipment; Parks and Recreation; and Roads. Utilize the buttons below to access more information about the divisions and learn about the many services they provide.

Environmental Services

Environmental Services is made up of three divisions:
 
Land Resource Management; Facilities Management; and Water Quality Management. To learn more about the services ESG divisions provide, click on the Environment button below to be directed to the ESG homepage.

 

 
Whether it's reporting a pothole, seeing up-to-the-minute road conditions with Compass, applying for a soil erosion permit, learning how to care for our watersheds, or reporting an environmental issue, it's all just one click away.   

Contact Us: (313) 224-7600

1-888-ROAD-CREW (1-888-762-3273)
Report a road hazard 24/7.

1-888-223-2363
Environmental Emergency Hotline. 

 


 
DPS Newsletter - Spring/Summer 2015
 
Jefferson Ave. Bascule Bridge Information
 
DPS 2015 Equipment Auction Information




News & Events

The Marshmallow Drop is coming to Nankin Mills and Elizabeth Park on April 14!

Friday, April 14, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Join Wayne County Parks as a blizzard of marshmallows fall from the sky at the Marshmallow Drop!
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Registration for Nankin Mills boy scout programs begin in January!

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Sign your scout up for fun and informative programs at the Nankin Mills Interpretive Center!
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Apply now for the Wayne County Parks Youth Advisory Council!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - DPS-Parks
Wayne County Parks is looking for teens to help make a difference in the community!
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Beverly Watts
Director of Public Services
(313) 224-7600
Recent Photos
 A 10-yard service truck with a fresh load of salt hits the roads.  For the third consecutive year, Wayne County's Downriver Wastewater Treatment Facility has earned the prestigious National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Platinum Peak Performance Award. Congratulations Facilities Management Division!

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