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Notice Re: Closing of City Hall in Response to MDHHS Emergency Order

Click here for Notice (PDF) regarding City Hall Closing
 in Response to the 
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Emergency Gatherings and Face Mask Order, 11/18/2020 - 12/8/2020.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


COVID – 19 Initiative Response Regarding Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Emergency Gatherings and Face Mask Order


Effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2020, and

Remaining in Effect until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2020


Pursuant to the guidelines being enforced for Health and Safety regarding the COVID -19 virus, City Hall located at 3100 Oakwood Boulevard, Melvindale, MI, has been temporarily closed to the public.  However, we will still be maintaining a strong online accessible presence in order to continue to assist in providing timely and efficient services.  We will be continuously monitoring our phone calls, email and mail for all incoming communication.


The following are the contact phone numbers for various City departments.  While the order is in effect, most employees will be working from home, and will have to return your call as soon as possible; therefore, please leave a detailed message.


  • City Hall: 313-429-1040
  • City Clerk: 313-429-1055
  • Police Dept: 313-429-1070
  • City Treasurer: 313-429-1065
  • Fire Dept: 313-943-2866
  • City Assessor: 313-429-1045
  • Emergency: 911
  • Building Dept: 313-429-1060
  • Mayor’s Office: 313-429-1051
  • Water/DPW Depts: 313-429-1064




·         Drop boxes: Residents can avoid coming inside City Hall by utilizing the 24-hour drop box. Please provide as much detail as possible, noting on the check and envelope if the payment is intended for the Building Department, Water Department, a tax bill or other purpose. 


·         By mail: Bill payments can be sent to the City of Melvindale through USPS.


·         Online: Residents can pay online at  Additional processing fees may apply.



·         By telephone: Residents can pay via telephone 855-414-9017.  Additional processing fees may apply.



Message from Wayne County Treasurer

CLICK HERE to watch a Public Service Announcement from the Wayne County Treasurer's Office regarding payment plans.

Wayne Metro Cares: Relief and Recovery Services

CLICK HERE for information on Wayne Metro Cares: Relief and Recovery Services

With Detroit and Wayne County residents facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wayne Metro has inaugurated a new CARES Relief & Recovery Services program, making $11 million available to provide assistance to area individuals and families with immediate needs. The program is being funded through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Wi-Fi Hotspot Map from Connected Nation Michigan (CNMI)

On June 11, 2020, the Wayne County COVID-19 Situation Report included the following information regarding Wi-Fi Hotspots:

The COVID-19 pandemic and transition to remote and distance learning has only increased the need for residents and students to have easy access to broadband services. In response, the State of Michigan, in partnership with the Connected Nation Michigan, released a statewide Wi-Fi hotspot map to assist residents who currently lack internet access at home.


UPDATED Notice Regarding Yard Waste and Recycling Services

  • (Updated) Due to Covid-19, GFL will ONLY collect yard waste for grass, leaves, and basic yard cleanups, beginning April 14, 2020, until further notice.
  • Effective April 13, 2020, GFL will start the collection of recycling materials.





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

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