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General Information

For existing sewer customers prior to starting any Additions/Decks/Remodeling, you must:
  • Obtain all necessary approvals and permits from your respective Township Building Authority;
  • Provide a copy of your plans to MLWSA for examination and approval.  Said plan should be scalable and indicate all required Township Setback Requirements.
There is a sewer maintenance easement of 15' for the grinder pump/vacuum pit discharge line (7.5' either side of the centerline of the discharge line, from the grinder pump/vacuum pit to the sewer main). There is also a maintenance easement of 15' around the grinder pump station/vacuum pit (7.5' radius from the center of the grinder pump station/vacuum pit). Variance requests for planned encroachment into maintenance easements will be considered on a case by case basis but are not guaranteed. Please refer to Sewer Authority Easement link.

NO oil interceptors, floor drains, water softener regeneration, or down spouts shall be connected to the sanitary sewer. Restaurants and food handling establishments must have grease traps sizes in accordance with the Michigan State Plumbing Code and Township Ordinance. NO storm water drains of any kind may be connected to the Sanitary Sewer system.