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Maintenance of an Existing County Drain

Chapter 8 Petition

The Michigan Drain Code allows for $5000.00 per mile of drain per year to be spent on maintenance and improvements to a county drain.  Conditions requiring work that will exceed this amount can only be attended to by a petition under Chapter 8 of the Drain Code.   A brief description of the situation that prompted this petition MUST be included in the space provided in the petition. 


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Environmental Excellence Partnership Program

We are launching a new program to assist businesses and non-profit organizations in recognizing, developing and implementing environmentally sound behavior in the areas of water quality protection, waste reduction & recycling and pollution prevention. There are three opportunities for participation:

  1. Community Partners for Clean Streams
  2. Pollution Prevention
  3. Waste Knot

Participation in more than one program is welcome and encouraged! Learn more on our brand new E2P2 website.

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