Move In Guide

Welcome to Lansing!

Moving is stressful whether you just bought a home or signed a new lease. Here in Lansing, we hope to welcome you to our great city with open arms with helpful list of resources to help you settle into the city:

Connect with your community:

To connect with the City and your surrounding community, please explore this website, or contact the Department of Neighborhoods and Citizen Engagement at (517) 483-4051

Sign up for Refuse, Yard Waste, and Recycling:

Capital Area Recycling & Trash (CART) is the City of Lansing's trash and recycling pickup service. More information about CART services can be found at this website.

You can sign up for trash and recycling pickup here.

​Register to vote:

In Lansing, you have a few options to register to vote. You can register to vote by mail, in person at the Lansing City Clerk's office (9th Floor of City Hall, 124 W Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933), at an Ingham County Clerk's Office, or at any Secretary of State's location. More information can be found at the Lansing City Clerk's website.

​Start your utilities:

The Lansing Board of Water and Light is Lansing's premier utility company. To start your service, contact them at 517-702-6006 or find more information at

​Receive Cable/Satellite TV:

Lansing is home to a variety of cable TV providers. An example of them are listed below.

Receive Home Telephone Service:

Lansing has a variety of home telephone service providers.

Receive Internet Service:

Citizens of Lansing have many options to choose from to receive internet service.

​Other Community Resources:

Weekly Neighborhood Newsletter
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Lansing School District

Lansing Parks and Recreation

Lansing Events