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.

The Great Lakes Water Authority

Perform Meter Replacement in the City of Inkster


Sampling of Copper and Lead Water Services

Water Quality Report

Helpful Resources

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

Wayne County 24-hour Hotline 1-888-223-2363
For Landfill, illegal dumping, soil runoff from construction sites and other solid waste related complaints

EGLE Pollution 24-Hour Emergency Alerting System (PEAS) 
To report spills, releases or other environmental emergencies involving:
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The City of Inkster is located in the Rouge River Watershed and a member of the Find Alliance of Rouge Communities organization.The organization supports cooperation between the member communities and residents towards meeting water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act.  More information regarding activities and resources can be found on their website.