Livingston County Drain Commissioner
Livingston County, MichiganDrain Commissioner

Livingston County Drain Commissioner

Livingston County Drain Commissioner
Brian Jonckheere

Our mission is to 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.

The Importance of Michigan's Drain Commissioners

What is the office of the Livingston County Drain Commissioner? What are its responsibilities? Watch the video below to learn more.

Roadside canal

Resources on Current Flood Conditions
When to call the Drain Commissioner

Special Assessment information and maps

FOIA Requests:

The Drain Commissioner's Office has adopted the Livingston County Policy and Procedures regarding information requests through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  FOIA Policies and Procedures

Community Sanitary Sewers:

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:

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