General Services Department

We help keep Detroit beautiful.

The General Services Department helps to make the City of Detroit a clean, safe and vibrant place. We are in charge of the City’s vehicle fleet, forestry services, vacant lot maintenance, city-owned building maintenance, and park and recreation center planning, design, improvements, and programming. We directly operate or partner in the maintenance and improvement of 310 public parks and 18 recreation centers, and are working to ensure every resident has accessible opportunities for recreation within walking distance of their home.