Melvindale 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.
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
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
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
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