Department Directory

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The 43rd District Court handles all traffic cases including formal and informal hearings, trials, and parking violations.

248-547-8700

305 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The City of Ferndale contracts Animal Services with Oakland County Animal Control.

248-858-1090

1200 N. Telegraph Rd
Building 42 E
Pontiac, MI 48341

The City Clerk serves as the liaison between the public and City Council, and is the City’s keeper of records. The City Clerk also acts as the City’s Chief Elections Official.

248-546-2381 Ext. 105

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

City Hall serves as the primary administrative building for the City of Ferndale's government. 300 E. 9 Mile is used for City Council meetings held in the downstairs City Council Chambers. Key public services and their associated departments include the City Clerk's Office, City Manager's Office, Community & Economic Development, Finance Department, and Special Events.

248-546-2525

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Office of the City Manager serves as the focal point for the executive leadership and direction of the city organization. Our office works closely with the Mayor and City Council to ensure that City programs and operations reflect policy goals and objectives established by the City Council.

248-546-2399 Ext. 101

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Communications Department serves as the primary facilitator between the various branches within the City of Ferndale. This office works with every department to ensure cohesive and consistent modes of communication, marketing, and branding City-wide.

248-546-2525 Ext. 104

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Department of Public Works delivers a variety of services that the City of citizens rely on daily such as park maintenance, streets and parking lot maintenance, and water & sewer service.

248-546-2525 Ext. 604

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Detroit Curling Club offers a range of curling opportunities for players of all skill levels. Curling season runs from mid-October to mid-April.

248-544-0635

1615 E. Lewiston Ave
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Ferndale DDA is a nonprofit agency that focuses on business investment, retention, and redevelopment in the area dedicated as Ferndale’s Downtown.

248-546-1632 Ext. 703

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Contact the Dream Cruise for all information about the annual Ferndale Woodward Dream Cruise. Areas of interest include marketing opportunities, vendor registration, event promotional materials, merchandise, and much more!

248-546-2361 Ext. 103

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Ferndale Public Library is a leader in building and sustaining Ferndale as a creative city that attracts and nurtures talent, mobilizes ideas, stimulates innovation, and encourages diversity.

248-546-2504

222 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Ferndale Fire is proud to provide fire rescue services and EMS services to the communities of Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, and Royal Oak Township.

248-546-2510

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, MI 48220

Ferndale Fire is proud to provide fire rescue services and EMS services to the communities of Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, and Royal Oak Township

248-546-2511

1070 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, MI 48220

The Ferndale Historical Museum is operated by the Ferndale Historical Society. The museum holds information about key characters, buildings, and artifacts from the City of Ferndale’s history.

248-545-7606

1651 Livernois St
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Ferndale Housing Commission is an organization independent of the City. The Housing Commission manages affordable public housing opportunities for lower income residents, as well as for the elderly, or the disabled. The FHC also manages Section 8 rental assistance programming.

248-547-9500

415 Withington St
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

In addition to employment, the Human Resources Department provides service and consultation in the areas of benefit administration, employee and labor relations, education and training, and other personnel matters.

248-546-2378

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Kulick Community Center is the City’s primary recreation facility. The Center is home to the city’s fitness center, instructor led classes, and day care facility. The Kulick Center is also home to the city’s recreational offices, recreation league administrative, and the Senior Center.Contact Name: LaReina WheelerTitle: Recreation Director

248-544-6767

1201 Livernois St
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Ferndale Police Department protects the rights of all persons within its jurisdiction to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace.

248-546-2386 Ext. 232

310 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

COMING SOON! Born out of a collaboration between the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce, its Oak Park Alliance, and city leaders in Hazel Park, the South Oakland Area Regional Chamber of Commerce is hoping to demonstrate the strength in numbers and foster a sense of community connection.

248-542-2160

1938 Burdette St
Suite 112
Ferndale, MI 48220

The Special Events Department is the central point of contact for those interested in holding a special event in the City of Ferndale. This Department also acts as a liaison to the City’s Special Events Committee and is the City’s Director of the annual Ferndale Dream Cruise.

248-546-2361 Ext. 103

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Housed in the Community and Economic Development Department, sustainability efforts focus on the environmental, social, and financial interactions of various community elements. These efforts include improving the tree canopy, integrating energy efficiency and optimization, and improving waste management and recycling services, to name a few.

248-336-4361 Ext. 113

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, MI 48220

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The Building Department is responsible for the enforcement of building codes and zoning ordinances and subsequently maintaining records concerning the construction, alteration, or demolition of buildings or structures.

248-336-4362 Ext. 110

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Under the direction of the Community & Economic Development Director, the Code Enforcement team enforces codes adopted by the municipality, performs field inspections, and enforces municipal code provisions (such as property maintenance concerns, business regulations and operations permits) and land use laws pertaining to public welfare, safety, public nuisance, and structure design.

248-914-6721 Ext. 131

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Community and Economic Development Department (CED) is responsible for all Code Enforcement, Building, Rental, Planning and Economic Development services, and Sustainability.

248-546-2363 Ext. 109

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Planning services account for long range city land use planning, development review, zoning administration, and community and economic revitalization.

248-336-4370 Ext. 118

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Ferndale requires that all residential rental properties in the city maintain a valid Certificate of Compliance. No person, owner, or owner's agent shall rent, lease, or allow occupancy of a dwelling unless that owner or owner's agent has first obtained a valid certificate of compliance from the Community & Economic Development Department.

248-336-4117 Ext. 122

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

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Accounts payable is a component of the Finance Department. Accounts payable is responsible for management of all city accounts and invoices.

248-546-2525

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Finance Department is responsible for preparing the City’s biennial budget, managing city finances and investments. The Department contains Accounts Payable, Treasury, Water billing, as well as oversees City Hall customer service agents.

248-546-2377 Ext. 119

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Treasury Department is a component of the Finance Department. Treasury serves as the primary contact for property tax status questions.

248-546-2525 Ext. 127

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

The Water Billing Department is responsible for the administration of all water accounts. Contact the Water Department for any questions related to your water bill, to register for water service, arrange for a final reading, or to request a water bill status for a property.

248-546-2374

300 E. Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, Michigan 48220