City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
Department of Public Works


19600 East Eight Mile Road


The Department of Public Works, under the supervision of the Superintendent, is responsible for following:

  • The maintenance of all streets, sidewalks and sign maintenance;

  • Sewer maintenance/repair, water line maintenance/repair, and catch basin maintenance/repair;

  • City tree maintenance and planting program;

  • Administers Garbage/Trash and Recycling contract;

  • Fall leaf pick-up program;

  • Storm damage clean-up;

  • Assists other City departments with their maintenance needs.


For questions or assistance regarding our services, please contact us Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at 313-343-2570 or



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*     Fee Schedule

*     Clinton River Watershed Council Education Programs

*     2016 Drinking Water Annual Report

*     Garbage/Trash Collection Guidelines

*     Recycling Guidelines

*     Garbage/Trash Daily Pick-up Schedule

*     Garbage/Trash Ordinance

*     High Grass/Weeds Violations

*     Household Hazardous Waste Day Information

*     Lawn Care

       How to hire a Lawn Care Service

       Spring Summer Lawn Care Tips              

*     Leaf Pick-up Program

*     Preventing Stormwater Pollution

*     Rodent Prevention

*     Disposal of Uncollectible Refuse Items

*     Sewer System and Wipes - Great Lakes Water

*     Snow and Ice Removal Ordinance

                 Ice and Snow Removal Tips

*     Prohibited Trees in the City

*     Waste Dumpsites - Recreational Vehicles

*     Yard Waste