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Sewer and Water - Basic Information

Municipal sewer service and municipal water service availability varies around the township.  Some homes have just sewer, some just water, some both and some are completely on private wells and septic systems.  Generally speaking, municipal sewer &/or water is located mainly in the east and southeast portions of the Laketon Township.  If you have questions about what is available to a particular address, please call Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.

 

 

Sewer Billing Information

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 to view Sewer and Water Connection Costs

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 07/01/2018, the quarterly rate is $136.38 ($45.46/month) 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 231-578-1646This number is for AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES ONLY!

 

 

Water Billing Information

Connection to municipal water involves several costs:  connection cost (also known as an assessment fee), stub fee, meter cost, installation costs and usage costs.  Once connection is completed there are ongoing usage costs that are billed on a monthly basis.

PLEASE CALL MUSKEGON COUNTY DPW WITH ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING WATER CONNECTION COSTS, USAGE BILLING &/OR METER READING. THEIR NUMBER IS 231-724-4721.

If you are already connected to municipal water and have a water related emergency AFTER HOURS call the normal number at 231-724-4721 and follow the instructions on the recording.

For more information, you can visit the County Public Works website by clicking HERE.

 

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