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Our Mission

To provide beautiful, safe, and clean Municipal Grounds for our residents, citizens, and visitors in a prompt, professional, cost effective manner.

Municipal Grounds

Municipal Grounds cares for all Public Grounds throughout the City of Auburn Hills.
Responsibilities include Park Operations, Forestry Operations, boulevard maintenance, irrigation maintenance, street light repairs, roadside banners, holiday decorations, and Village Center maintenance.

Park Operations

AECB C D BA FFFB  WebMunicipal Grounds is responsible for over 193 acres in our 8 City Parks.

Park Operations provide year-round service. Our responsibilities include all turf and landscape maintenance, snow removal, trash removal, inspections and repair for play equipment, and maintenance on miles of trails and pathways.

Forestry Operations

FEEED C EE  FBEFB  WebThe City of Auburn Hills is proud to be a Tree City USA. This national recognition demonstrates our commitment to the importance of trees in our community. Municipal Grounds is responsible for thousands of trees in our Public Parks, and along City Roadways. Services provided on trees in those public areas include inspections, trimming, removals, and stump grinding. Free tree replacements are available for any viable planting location with in the City Right-of-Way. 


Aaron Webster Cemetary
Aaron Webster Cemetery

In 1821, Aaron Webster and his wife, Sarah, became the first settlers of the three hundred twenty (320) acres of what is now known as Auburn Hills. Just one year later, Aaron and Sarah were both buried on the Webster Farm after passing away of typhoid fever. In 1836, the half acre of land was officially set aside for burial purposes by Benajah Aldrich. Throughout the cemetery's history, This historic cemetery is still active today and is centrally-located next to 260 S. Squirrel Road in Downtown Auburn Hills. A quick walk-through will introduce you to some of the early citizens of our community. Cemetery Rules and Regulations
Memorial Trees & Benches

The City of Auburn Hills offers individuals and their families the opportunity to commemorate the life of a loved one through a living memorial in one of the City parks or other public spaces. If interested, please complete the Memorial Tree & Bench Application and submit it to the DPW with payment. 

For any questions or concerns regarding city parks, the memorial program, tree removal, or street light outages, please call (248) 391-3777.

Thank you, from your Municipal Grounds Department.