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 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 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
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DPS Newsletter - Fall / Winter 2014
Jefferson Ave. Bascule Bridge Information
Wayne County Lightfest
Thursday, November 20, 2014
- Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Don't miss the new and improved Wayne County Lightfest with new displays and LED lights!
Holiday Fest and Mill Lighting
Saturday, December 13, 2014
- Wayne County Parks
Join us for an old fashioned celebration of the season at historic Nankin Mills.
Lightfest 8K Fun Run / Walk
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Gather your friends and family to enjoy a breathtaking run / walk along Hines Drive, home of the Wayne County Lightfest, the Midwest's longest drive-through holiday light display!
Lightfest Bike Through the Lights
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Due to popular demand, Wayne County Parks is offering bike riders a chance to bike through the lights before Lightfest opens to the public! This is an out and back event so all bike riders must be able to bike to the Warrendale picnic area and back (16K)
$2.3 million allocated for Lilley Road improvements in Plymouth and Canton
Monday, February 10, 2014
Two portions of Lilley Road, one in Plymouth and the other in Canton Township, will be getting rehabilitated. The stretch in Plymouth is a .7 mile area from Ann Arbor Trail to Plymouth Road. The section in Canton Township is a one mile stretch from Warr
Congestion and safety improvements coming to I-275/M-153 (Ford Road) interchange in Canton
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Wayne County Department of Public Services, and Canton Township are working together to address congestion and safety at the busy I-275/M-153 (Ford Road) interchange in Canton.
Wayne County to make improvements to Mack Avenue this summer
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Road improvements are coming to Mack Avenue in 2014 when the County performs a road rehabilitation project from Harvard, just south of Cadieux, to Moross
Wayne County’s Roads Division: storm cleanup continues with more snow expected tonight
Monday, January 13, 2014
In the aftermath of this week’s powerful snow storm and frigid temperatures, Wayne County’s Department of Public Services’ Roads Division has been out in full force cleaning up.
All new Compass webApp for smart phones and tablets
Monday, December 16, 2013
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano and the county’s Departments of Public Services and Technology officially launched the new webApp for the all new, redesigned Compass.