City Services

city servicesMelvindale residents are serviced by both a full-time Police Department and Fire Department. A full-time Department of Public Works provides street snow removal in the winter and weekly street sweeping in the summer. The Water and Sewer department is responsible for the maintenance of their associated lines. The staff at city hall provides services such as assessing and tax related questions, collection of payments, business licenses, building and zoning information, FOIA requests, garage sale permits and election and general information.

Take a look at the many services that Melvindale provides and contact each of their departments by clicking on the links below to find out more information.

Police Department
To Protect and Serve: The mission of the Melvindale Police Department is to provide for the safety and security of its residents and visitors, and the preservation of the public peace

Fire Department
The Melvindale Fire Department provides fire suppression, inspections, education, investigation and advanced emergency medical response for the citizens of Melvindale. We will provide the highest level of service possible for the level of resources provided to the department

Department of Public Works
The Department of Public Works houses recycle bins, handles snow removal, sidewalk and street repairs, tree trimming and tree removal. We also will take care of trash removal inquiries and weed complaints

City Clerk
The City Clerks office registers citizens to vote, provides yard/garage sale permits, dog/ business license, ordinance information and accounts payable

Building Department
The Building Department is responsible for ensuring that the city’s standards for local building codes, ordinances and construction are met

Treasurer's Office
The Treasurers office handles the collection of all payments to the city, such a property tax and water bills

Assessor's Office
The assessor’s office handles new resident information, homestead, field sheets, property transfers and assessments

Water & Sewer
The water department handles all maintenance of the water and sewer systems including all water bill inquires. Report water main breaks or sewer back-ups during regular business hours. After hours or holidays, please call (313) 429-1070, Melvindale Police Department

Parks & Recreation
Our Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities ranging from dance, ballet, tap & jazz classes. They also offer a variety of fitness classes including ZUMBA

Ice Arena
The Melvindale Ice Arena has two ice rinks and hosts hockey games and tournaments on a year round basis. It also houses our Senior Center, Community Events Center, and Parks & Recreation Department

Housing Commission
Section 8 Housing at Coogan Terrace

Municipal Offices

3100 Oakwood Blvd.
Melvindale, MI 48122
P: 313.429.1040
F: 313.383.3993

Regular business hours
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch

See a map & get directions.