The main purpose of the Public Service Department is to serve the public of the City of Lansing. The Public Service Department is comprised of multiple different divisions.
Operations & Maintenance
The Operations & Maintenance Division, which includes Capital Area Recycling & Trash (CART), is in charge of trash and recycling, maintenance of streets, sidewalks, signs, flood control and sustainable forestry and winter response.
The Engineering Division plans, designs, constructs and maintains streets, bridges, sidewalks, bike facilities, traffic signals, sewer systems and flood control systems.
The Wastewater Systems Division collects, pumps, processes and treats the City's wastewater.
Business, Permits & Technology
The Business, Permits & Technology Division issues all public service permits, performs inspections of all issued permits and provides administrative support, budgeting and traffic advisories.
The Property Management Division handles operates ad maintains all City-owned buildings as well as facilities and provides support for special events.
The Fleet Services Division maintains the City's vehicles (ex. police cars, fire trucks, etc.) and heavy equipment.