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Wayne County Delinquent Tax Mobile App

The Wayne County Treasurer's Office now has a free mobile app to make it more convenient to pay your Delinquent Property Taxes.  Click Here for their brochure.

Melvindale PD Crime Mapping Website

The Melvindale Police Department is now part of a website called Crime Mapping, which indicates he location, type of crime, and the date and time a crime occurred.  The Police Department encourages residents to sign up on this website to monitor what is happening in your neighborhoods.  Click Here to go to the Melvindale Police Department web page for more information, or Click Here for the Crime Mapping website.


2018 City Wide Garage Sale Dates

Melvindale will have two City Wide Garage Sales this year (Click Here for Brochure).

They will be held on:

  • June 18th - 24th, 2018

If you would like your sale included on a map that will be available to the public, click here for the form, which must be completed and returned to the City Clerk's office by Monday, June 11, 2018 (see form for details).

  • August 13th-19th, 2018

*** Permit fees are waived during these specific dates.

*** During these dates only, garage sale signs advertising a sale may be placed on city-owned public property at street corners and between the sidewalk and street curbs.



2018 Household Hazardous Waste Days

Wayne County Department of Public Service's Land Resource Management Division (LRMD) has finalized its schedule of countywide Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections for 2018.  The HHW collections run from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and are scheduled for:

  • Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Henry Ford Community College (click here for brochure) located at 5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn;
  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Westland Shopping Center located at 35000 Warren Road and Nankin Blvd. in Westland; and
  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Wayne County Community College District Downriver Campus located at 21000 Northline Road, Taylor.

These collections are open to Wayne County residents only.


Melvindale Police Department

On Thursday, April 5th 2018, the Melvindale Police Department will be merging dispatch services with the City of Dearborn. Dispatch services WILL NOT be interrupted. Emergency 911 calls will be answered by the Dearborn Dispatch Center.

If the nature of your call is not an emergency, use the unchanged non-emergency phone number (313) 429-1070 and listen to the extension prompts to be connected to the service division you wish to speak with.

There will be NO change to daily patrol operations. Melvindale Police Department will be operating and servicing calls 7 days a week 24 hours a day.

The Police Department Lobby and City Hall will now have the same hours of operation:


Monday – Friday 8:30a.m. – 12:00p.m.

Monday – Friday 1:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.


Monday – Friday 12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

During closed lobby hours, the call box located at the front entrance of City Hall, may be utilized. The call box is a direct line to the Dearborn Dispatch Center. Upon your request Officers will immediately be dispatched to your location.

Police Chief

John Allen

Click Here for PDF version of notice.


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.