City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
      City Departments


Building Department - 313-343-2526 or - Commercial Building Inspections; Site Plans and Ordinance Enforcement; Planning and Zoning.

- 313-343-2527 or - Assesment Rolls and Information; Board of Review; Homestead Tax Info.; and SEV/Taxable Values.

City Clerks Office - 313-343-2510 or  - Boards & Commissions; Elections; Human Resources; Licenses & Permits; and Ordinance Information. 

City Attorney - J. Russell LaBarge, appointed by City Council.

City Engineer - The City contracts its Engineering Services to Anderson, Eckstein and Westrick.

City Manager - Contact the City Manager,  Joseph Rheker at 
313-343-2505 or - Executive Officer responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City.

PAATS - 313-882-9600 - Small bus service serving the needs of the residents of Harper Woods and the Grosse Pointes.

Economic and Community Development - 313-343-2501 or  Responsible for administering the Community Development Block Grant program.

Elections - 313-343-2510 or   Responsible for the administration of all elections in the City.  Absent Ballots; Candidate Information; Voter Registration; and election day activities.

Finance Director - 313-343-2518 or - Responsible for the daily finanical operations for the City.  All Accounting functions; Accounts Payble; Budget Preparation and Administration.  

Fire Department  313-343-2550 - Fire Prevention; Fire Suppression; and Para Medic Services.   

Housing Inspection - 313-343-2526 or - Certificate of Occupancy;  Property Maintenance and Residential Code Enforcement; and Residential Rental Inspection.

Library - 313-343-2575 - Books; Magazines; Internet Services; Informational Presentations; Children, Teen and Adult Services.

Parks and Recreation- 313-343-2560 or                     - Park Maintenance; Recreation Programming for Adults, Teens and Children; Special Events. 

Public Safety Department  313-343-2530 - Law Enforcement / Crime Prevention / Fire Suppression.

Public Works-313-343-2570 or - City Maintenance Services for sewers, sidewalks, streets and water mains.  Also Refuse Collection Guidelines and Recyling Guidelines.

Treasurer Tax & Water Billing Information - 313-343-2500 or - Collects all monies for the City; Water Bills; Tax Collection and related tax information.