Connection to municipal sewer involves a few costs. These are connection costs (assessment), installation costs and usage costs. Once connection is completed, there are ongoing usage costs that are billed on a quarterly basis. The usage costs are billed a flat rate, per Residential Equivalent Unit (REU).
Sewer Connection Costs: Click this link for a document that outlines the basic costs when connecting to municipal sewer. Please call Laketon Township if you have any questions about municipal sewer connections and associated costs. The office is open Monday - Friday 8:30 and to 4:30 pm (excluding holidays).
Sewer Usage Costs: As of 01/01/2017, the quarterly rate is 94.20 per Residential Equivalent Unit (REU). REU is basically a single family home - other uses such as businesses, home daycare centers etc. will be billed based on the REU assigned to that particular type of use. If you have any questions about your quarterly sewer usage bill please call Laketon Township at 231-744-2454.
Automatic Bill Payment Service: As of 02/15/2018, Laketon Township is offering an Automatic Bill Payment Service for your quarterly sewer usage bill. This means your sewer usage payment can be deducted directly from your checking or savings account! There is no charge for this service. Please read the attached letter for more information. Letter to Automatic Bill Pay Customers.pdf
If this is something you would like to sign up for, please complete the form. ACH Form.doc
SEWER EMERGENCY???: If you are already connected and you have a sewer related EMERGENCY after normal business hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday) please call Laketon Township Building Official Chris Hall at 231-578-1646. This number is for AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES ONLY!