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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 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.

Learn more about the services ESG divisions provide


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.


Jefferson Ave. Bascule Bridge Information

DPS 2015 Equipment Auction Information

News & Events

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Dog Park Ice Cream Social
Dog Park Ice Cream Social
Sunday - Jul. 01, 2018 2:00 PM - Sunday - Jul. 01, 2018 5:00 PM
Your favorite pup will love attending this 4th of July themed event at the Wayne County Parks Dog Park!
Great American Camp Out
Great American Camp Out
Saturday - Jun. 23, 2018 4:00 PM - Sunday - Jun. 24, 2018 10:00 AM
Bring your tents and sleeping bags to Nankin Mills Park for a night of camping in Hines Park!
2018 Wayne County Parks Capital Improvement Projects
2018 Wayne County Parks Capital Improvement Projects
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wayne County Parks division will have 13 capital improvement projects this year totaling $6 million.
Saturday in the Park
Saturday in the Park
Saturday - May. 05, 2018 9:00 AM -
Enjoy running, walking or biking without worrying about traffic during the Saturday in the Park program.
Mud Day
Mud Day
Tuesday - Jul. 10, 2018 11:00 AM - Tuesday - Jul. 10, 2018 1:00 PM
Combine tons of mud with water and you have created every child's fantasy!