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. You will be re-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. 

Township Roads Initiative

 

DPS Newsletter - Fall / Winter 2014

 

Jefferson Ave. Bascule Bridge Information

 

 




News & Events

Mud Day 2015

Tuesday, July 07, 2015  - Tuesday, July 07, 2015 - Wayne County Parks
Combine tons of mud and water to create every child's fantasy and every mother's nightmare!
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Marshmallow Drop 2015

Friday, April 03, 2015 - Wayne County Parks
Join Wayne County Parks as a blizzard of marshmallows fall from the sky on April 3!
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Terry Spryszak
Director of Public Services & Environment
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!