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City of Lansing

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-Mayor Virg Bernero

Mayor Virg Bernero
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Welcome to the Public Service Department

The Public Service Department's mission is to provide the services and resources necessary to maintain a high quality of life in the City of Lansing, Michigan.

The Public Service Department is divided into six operational divisions:

Operations and Maintenance (O&M)

Provides surface and sign maintenance, residential trash and garbage pickup and disposal (CART: Capital Area Recycling and Trash), year round street and sidewalk maintenance, flood control activities, sanitary sewer maintenance, sustainable forestry and winter maintenance.


Works on the planning, designing and construction management of streets, bridges, sidewalks, sewer systems and flood control structures. Helps with the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) elimination programs and other special city construction projects. 

Wastewater Systems

Collects, pumps, processes and treats the city's wastewater at the Lansing Wastewater Treatment Plant. This division, in partnership with the Engineering Division, is also responsible for monitoring the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) systems. 

Business, Permits and Technology

Provides administrative support, budgeting, traffic advisories, all public service permits and inspections.

Property Management

Provides building maintenance, preventative maintenance, routine maintenance and management of special events.

Fleet Services

Provides field services and maintenance on the City's vehicles (police cars, fire trucks, etc.) and works with the City's heavy equipment.

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Chad Gamble
Public Service
7th Floor City Hall
124 W Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
Ph: 517-483-4455
Fax: 517-483-6082

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Capital Area Recycling & Trash
Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.