Find information about the 54-A District Court such as resources on the Civil Department, Criminal and Traffic Department, and Probation Department.
The City Assessor is responsible for keeping inventory and value of all assessable property within the City of Lansing yearly.
We serve as General Counsel to the City of Lansing. Under the Charter, the City Attorney is responsible to both the Mayor and the City Council, but at the end of the day the client is truly the City of Lansing.
The Lansing City Clerk's Office is responsible for administering all elections, business licenses, City documents including City Council Agendas, and accept U.S. passport applications.
The Lansing City Council is the legislative and policy-making body for the City government. It sets policies, approves budgets, determines tax rates, and adopts ordinances and resolutions to govern the City. The City Council also confirms citizen volunteers to a number of boards and advisory posts.
The Department of Economic Development and Planning covers a wide range of responsibilities and is made up of several divisions that help keep the City running.
The Lansing Office of the Emergency Management is housed in the Lansing Fire Department. We serve Lansing residents through emergency preparedness, hazard mitigation, disaster response, and disaster recovery.
The City of Lansing Finance Department covers a wide range of responsibilities and is made up of several divisions including the Accounting and Budget, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, and Retirement offices.
The Lansing Fire Department is a state-of-the-art provider of fire protection, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and technical rescue services.
The Human Relations and Community Services Department pursues City Charter and Ordinance mandates to address human services needs in the Lansing area and help cultivate a community climate of diversity, equity and nondiscrimination.
The Department of Human Resources provides direct assistance to City of Lansing employees, the community, and support where necessary to the Mayor and all City Departments in mutual interest of the city and its residents.
The Information Technology (IT) Department assists the City of Lansing both internally and externally by providing administrative support, network services, programming & systems management, and telecommunications support.
The Lansing Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization created in 1976 to redevelop vacant, underutilized, or contaminated properties; retain, expand and attract businesses and create public/private partnerships to benefit the citizens of Lansing.
City TV broadcasts programs on a wide variety of topics pertaining to the City of Lansing, as well as the weekly live broadcasts of the regular business meeting of the Lansing City Council. City TV is Channel 12 for Comcast subscribers in the City and can be lived streamed online.
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The Department of Neighborhoods and Citizen Engagement (DNCE)’s role in the city is to support neighborhoods by convening community dialogues, delivering capacity building trainings, and connecting civic organizations to resources. The DNCE also facilitates the creation of organizations and helps them build capacity so that they can advocate for the changes and developments they wish to see in their neighborhoods.
The Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) offers professional, one-on-one financial counseling as a free public service for residents to address their financial needs, and plan for their futures. The OFE, housed within the Department of Neighborhoods & Citizen Engagement, seeks to work with residents to strengthen their financial wellbeing and outlook.
Parking Services offers modern and convenient public parking in the City of Lansing that ranges from parking ramps to on-street options.
Your Parks. Your Programs. Your Community.
The Lansing Police Department and its 200 plus sworn Officers are responsible for policing 33 square miles of Lansing - Michigan's Capitol City. Through innovative crime fighting strategies like the Violent Crime Initiative and partnerships with local and federal Law Enforcement, makes Greater Lansing a safe place to visit, work, and live.
Learn about the Public Service Department and what they handle for the City of Lansing including CART services, construction, street and sidewalk maintenance, stormwater, combined sewer overflow (CSO), winter weather maintenance and more.
Learn about property tax, income tax, employer withholding, false alarm system registration and invoice payments as well as other treasury related services.