Livingston County Drain Commissioner
Livingston County, MichiganDrain Commissioner

Livingston County Drain Commissioner

Livingston County Drain Commissioner

Brian Jonckheere

The Importance of Michigan's Drain Commissioners

Watch the video below to learn more about the Drain Commissioner's Office.


Sanitary Sewer Systems:

Several community septic systems are managed by the Drain Commissioner's Office as well as the Livingston Regional Sanitary Sewer System located in Hartland and Tyrone Townships. Information and forms about systems can be found at Grinder Pump Application Forms, Suspension Policy and Required Suspension Forms

In A Sewer Emergency:

Sanitary Sewer Backup Information

If your alarm is going off or the warning light is on, discontinue household water use and call (517) 546-0040: Option 1. You will be directed to indicate if you are calling about an emergency. Staff will be notified immediately of emergencies. Non-emergency voicemails will be addressed the next business day. Please don't use email for emergencies.

Learn more Dos and Don’ts for Gravity Sewers or Pressure Systems operated by the Livingston County Drain Commissioner.

Resources & Links

 Stormwater Drainage

Before applying for a soil erosion permit for a commercial site, a stormwater drainage review must completed to ensure that construction plans meet required standards.  Information can be found at the links below:

 Our Mission

Provide exemplary customer service administering our various responsibilities over drains, wastewater, lake management, soil erosion, and solid waste in a manner which protects private property, our agricultural heritage, and vital water resources.