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Shelby Township is dedicated to making sure it's residents have access to the best utilities around. While the township does govern resident's water and sanitary sewers, it is important to remember that Shelby Township is only a liaison when it comes to the other utilities. 

In the event of a power outage, residents are encouraged to contact DTE directly (below) to ensure resolution in a timely manner. If you suspect a gas leak or smell natural gas or a rotten egg smell, leave the area immediately and contact Consumers Energy at (800) 477-5050.

Residents are asked to only call the Shelby Township Police non-emergency number, 586-731-2121, for the following: 

  • An outage has affected streetlights
  • There is a downed power line

If a residents wished to file a complaint against a utility company, please contact the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Michigan Public Service Commission (Utility Complaints)

7109 W Saginaw
Lansing, MI 48917


DTE Energy
1 Energy Plaza
Detroit, MI 48226

DTE Electric generates, transmits and distributes electricity to 2.1 million customers in southeastern Michigan. With an 11,084 megawatt system capacity, the company uses coal, nuclear fuel, natural gas, hydroelectric pumped storage and renewable sources to generate its electrical output. Founded in 1903, DTE Electric is the largest electric utility in Michigan and one of the largest in the nation.

Power Outages
DTE customers can report power outages online here with a telephone number or an address for the affected area here or can call 800-477-4747 to report an outage or downed power line. Customers can also report issues on-the-go with the DTE Energy mobile application.

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Natural Gas

Consumers Energy

605 Saginaw Street
Flint, MI 48502

Consumers Energy is one of the nation's largest combination utilities, providing electric and natural gas service to nearly 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents, in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

If you suspect a gas leak or smell natural gas or a rotten egg smell, leave the area immediately and contact Consumers Energy at (800) 477-5050.

Consumers' Growing Forward strategy calls for investing more than $6 billion in Michigan over the next five years. That includes significant investments in energy efficiency, renewable energy, environmental and customer service enhancements, and new power generation.

The investments make Consumers Energy one of the largest investors in Michigan and will help the utility maintain and improve service to customers, create jobs, boost the state’s economy and expand the state’s tax base.

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Water / Sanitary and Storm Sewer

Shelby Township Department of Public Works

6333 23 Mile Road
Shelby Township, MI 48316

The Shelby Township Department of Public Works is dedicated to maintaining a safe, potable water supply for domestic use and fire suppression while providing a quality of service above the expectations of our customers. In doing so, DPW crews of trained individuals maintain over 325 miles of water mains and 175 miles of sanitary sewer mains. Over 21,000 households are billed on a quarterly basis.

Macomb County Public Works
21777 Dunham Rd
Clinton Township, MI 48036

The Macomb County Public Works Commissioner is responsible for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the county's 750 drains. He also manages the Macomb County Wastewater Disposal District, which provides sewer service through Detroit for eleven County Communities.

Refuse / Yard Waste / Recycling

GFL Environmental Services
6200 Elmridge
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
586-772-8900  888-877-4996


Shelby Township Department of Public Works
6333 23 Mile Road
Shelby Township, MI 48316

Telephone / Cable

13655 Hall Rd
Shelby Township, MI 48315

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Verizon Wireless

45114 Park Ave
Utica, MI 48315

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17613 Hall Rd
Macomb, MI 48044

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32650 N Avis Drive
Madison Heights, MI 48071

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Other Contacts 

Macomb County Department of Roads

117 South Groesbeck Highway
Mount Clemens, MI 48043

The Macomb County Department of Roads is committed to improving Macomb County's road and bridge system by effectively delivering quality road and bridge products, services and information.