Public Works

Department of Public Works
William Zimmer, Director
24600 Van Born, Dearborn Heights, MI 48125
313-791-6000,  E-Mail:   

Questions about Rubbish Pick-Up?

If you have questions about Rubbish Pickup, please call the Department of Public Works at 313-791-6000. Click Here for the Cart Placement Letter Click here for the Newsletter containing Rubbish pickup information.

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Days


Trash and Recycling containers should be placed between the sidewalk and the street.  Placement can either be in the apron/approach or on the grass.  Carts should NOT be on the street.  Carts that are on the street will be placed back onto the homeowners property.

Yard waste season started on April 1st and will end the second week of December.

Construction Information:

Ann Arbor Trail Hazelton to Telegraph road repair project is scheduled to begin the week of April 24th. Preliminary work (saw cutting) will begin early in the week but tear out could begin by end of week. Expected 4 weeks until completion.

2018 Holiday Trash Schedule

Click Here for Trash Pick-Up Schedule
Click here for guidelines for cart placement

Wayne County has announced the dates for their Household Hazardous Waste Collections, please see attached flyers for more information:

Purchasing additional trash or recycle containers

If you would like to purchase additional Trash or Recycle Containers, please click hereto fill out the form.  You can then mail it to the Mayor's Office at 6045 Fenton, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127 along with the payment.  Containers can also be purchased by returning the form in person to the DPW or the Mayor's Office Monday - Thursday, 8 am -5 pm.