Under the Drain Code of 1956, the Water Resources Commissioner shall make a special assessment roll for the drain for each county, township, city, and/or village affected. These assessments cover many of the expenses of locating, establishing and constructing the drain, including maintenance of the drain.
For further information concerning the special assessment process, please contact our office at (734) 222-6860. You can also e-mail inquiries Washtenaw County Water Resources: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are requesting Drain Payoff information, please provide the parcel number and drain name (if known).
Copies of the Michigan Drain Code are available from the State of Michigan Materials Management Division at (517) 322-5088