Public Services

The Department of Public Services consists of three divisions: Central Services, Roads/Parks and Grounds and Water and Sewer. Please choose from the menu above for additional information regarding our department.

Yard Waste Curbside Pick Up Current Schedule


Compost beginning the 1st week of April on a consistent basis tells the end of May. Second, beginning the 1st week of June to the end of October, compost is on a bi-weekly schedule with routes being identified as route A and B, please refer to the compost schedule located in your Inkster calendar for your route in either A or B. Lastly beginning the 1st week of November to the end of November, compost begins on a weekly schedule. Any further questions or concerns please refer to our office number at 313-563-9774.

Please be aware:
  • Compost-weight limits not more than 50 pounds per marked can/compost bags.
  • Residents are required to separate grass clippings, leaves, weeds and other "soft" yard waste from regular trash.
  • Place marked can/compost bags at curbside for pick-up on the same day as trash during weekly pick-up only.
  • Do not place in improper containers such as boxes/plastic bags or mix with rubbish.
Please help keep sewer drains clean and free of debris.

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If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Department of Public Service at 313-563-9774.