City of Grosse Pointe Park COVID-19 Updates
January 11th, 2021 - Wayne County COVID-19 Vaccination Update
In a press release on January 11th, Wayne County announced that Wayne County residents age 65 and older are now able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at area health systems. Residents who qualify should contact their health providers to schedule a time to receive the COVID-19 vaccine; no walk-up or unscheduled vaccinations will be accepted. More information regarding the COVID-19 vaccination can be read here. Wayne County's COVID-19 vaccination distribution plan can be found on the County Website here.
November 15th, 2020 - City Buildings Closed
Starting on Monday, November 16th, City Hall including the Municipal Court and all other City buildings (with the exception of the Lavins Fitness Center), will be closed to the public until further notice. Both parks will remain open with the following hours: Windmill Pointe from 7am – dusk and Patterson Park from 8am – dusk. City business within City Hall including the Municipal Court can be conducted via U.S. Mail, the brown drop-box outside City Hall, online at grossepointepark.org, or via phone by calling 313-822-6200. Staff will be available Monday – Friday from 8am – 4:30pm. Appointments may be made on an as-needed basis if determined necessary by staff. Please click here to read the entire statement regarding the building closures.
November 4, 2020
Please click here for a statement regarding COVID-19 from Mayor Denner.
October 29th, 2020
Due to MDHHS Epidemic Order of October 29th, 2020. all visitors to City Hall should wear a face mask upon entry into the building. More information regarding the epidemic order can be found here.
June 26, 2020: Spike in COVID-19 Cases
The City of Grosse Pointe Park was contacted by Wayne County due to an increase in positive COVID-19 tests for residents who reside within the City. Due to this spike, the City is asking residents, neighbors and friends to please continue the following:
1. Stay home if you are sick
2. Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow when coughing or sneezing
3. Wear a mask and keep a 6 ft distance
4. Wash your hands frequently with warm soapy water for at least 20 seconds
5. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
This is part of an effort to continue slowing the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19 and are symptomatic, call your health care provider. If you do not have a health care provider, please call the nearest hospital. Click here to read the entire City statement.
Re-Opening to the Public Monday June 15th
The City of Grosse Pointe Park is proud to announce that City Hall will be reopening to the public on Monday, June 15th. Additional proactive measures to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community will be in effect including limited hours for walk-in customers.
City Hall (excluding the 24 hour Public Safety Dispatch desk) will be open for walk-in customers during the following hours
Monday: 8:30am – 11:30am; 12pm – 4pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 11:30am; 12pm – 4pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 11:30am; 12pm – 4pm
Thursday: 8:30am – 11:30am; 12pm – 4pm
Friday: 8:30am – 11:30am; 12pm – 4pm
The office will be closed for cleaning and sanitizing from 11:30am – 12pm and 4pm – 4:30pm.
The following additional safety measures have also been implemented:
- The Public Service office in the basement of City Hall remains closed to walk-in customers for Assessing, Code Enforcement and Building. If you need to see someone from Public Service, please check in at the City Administration desk on the third floor.
- Only 9 visitors will be allowed in the City Administration lobby at one time. If the lobby is at capacity, please wait outside until you see another visitor leave.
- Social distancing stickers have been placed throughout the public waiting area in the City Administration and Municipal Court lobbies. Please wait on one of the stickers and only come up to the counter when called upon.
- Only 2 customers will be allowed at the City Administration counter at one time.
- Contractors are highly encouraged to contact the building department to schedule an appointment with the building official for building plan review.
- Temporary work stations have been set up for customers to fill out permit applications. All work stations are 6 feet apart.
- City Staff will wear a face mask when serving walk-in customers at the counter.
- Hand sanitizer has been placed throughout lobby areas and frequently touched services are sanitized on a regular basis.
- Customers should wear a face mask the entire time they are inside the building.
Visitors are encouraged to utilize the brown dropbox (outside the main entrance), City website and online payment services when possible, U.S. Mail and calling city hall at 313-822-6200 to limit interaction with visitors and staff . If you are feeling unwell, please consider not entering City Hall for your safety and the safety of others.
The City continues to post updates on this page as necessary. Thank you for your patience during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We appreciate your patience while we adjust to the new normal situation throughout our community. We want to encourage everyone to remain safe and healthy during this time.