Public Services

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 infrastructure as well as the provision of solid waste services.

Routine responsibilities of this Department include:

  • Solid Waste Services, Recycling & Composting
  • Capital Improvements
  • Street Maintenance
  • Traffic signal and sign maintenance
  • Maintenance of storm water conveyance facilities and structures
  • Tree Maintenance
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Parking lot & meter maintenance
  • Parks Maintenance