Livingston County Drain Commissioner
Livingston County, MichiganDrain Commissioner

Livingston County Drain Commissioner

Livingston County Drain Commissioner

Brian Jonckheere

What is the office of the Livingston County Drain Commissioner? What are its responsibilities?

Our mission is to provide for the public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Livingston County through careful management of the waters and drainage infrastructure of Livingston County, and in a manner that embraces environmental stewardship; provides cost effective exemplary service for its users; and seeks long term economic sustainability through proactive planning and leadership.


Roadside canal

Flooding Issues
When to call the Drain Commissioner
Posted Flood Warnings

Drain Maps (Including preliminary plans for Orchard Park Intercounty Drain)


POSTED PUBLIC MEETINGS:  Click Here for all posted public meetings. 


The Drain Commissioner's Office has adopted the Livingston County Policy and Procedures regarding information requests through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  This policy and related documents can be accessed through the following link:  FOIA Policies and Procedures


 Several community sanitary systems are managed by Livingston County Drain Commissioner's Office and the LIVINGSTON REGIONAL SANITARY SEWER AND TRUNK LINE located in Hartland and Tyrone Townships.  Information and forms can be found here:
Fisherman at dusk 

In a Sewer Emergency:

If your alarm is going off or the warning light is on, discontinue household water use and CALL: 517-546-0040.
Construction bog Calls are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays.  If the red warning light is on, or the alarm is sounding, or there is an audible noise coming from the unit -  Please Call!
Follow the voice prompts.  System operators will respond to your message.  Please do not send email requests for service!
Click on these links for Dos and Don’ts for Gravity Sewers or Pressure Systems operated by the Livingston County Drain Commissioner.


Stormwater Drainage

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

 Septage Receiving Station