Environmental Enforcement

BSEED Environmental Enforcement Section enforces both Chapter 8 (Property Maintenance) and Chapter 42 (Solid Waste) codes and issues violations for:

  • High Weeds and Grass
  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Inoperable Vehicles
  • Improper Placement of Courville containers
  • Rat Harborage
  • Illegal Dumping

BSEED Environmental Enforcement section provides community outreach and training activities to familiarize residents with ordinance requirements on the storage, handling, and transport of solid waste.

Environmental Enforcement Inspectors investigate, educate, and protect the city against environmental rodent infestations. Through the Rodent Impact Program, Environmental Enforcement educates the public on ways to reduce rodent populations.

If you would like to make a compliant about: illegal dumping, tall weeds, or other solid waste environmental issues, submit a complaint on Improve Detroit HERE.

 To request Environmental Enforcement services, please call or email:

Environmental Enforcement: (313) 876-0426

Environmental Enforcement:  [email protected]

District 1 & 2 Devlin Brown: [email protected]

District 3, 4, & 5 Josue Zizi: [email protected]

District 6 & 7 Aisha Granberry: [email protected]