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Houghton County Drain Commissioner

Houghton County Drain Commissioner

Houghton County Courthouse
1st Floor
401 E. Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

 

CONTACTS / PERSONNEL

John Pekkala
Houghton County Drain Commissioner

 

PHONE

906-482-4491

FAX

906-482-7238

HOURS

Monday & Friday:
8:00AM to 12:00PM

On Call

EMAIL CONTACTS

jpekkala@houghtoncounty.net, John Pekkala

 
The Houghton County Drain Commissioner issues Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control (SESC) Permits for landowners in Houghton County. Earth changes that are located within 500 feet of a lake or stream and earth changes that are one acre or more in surface area require a permit. Permit applications are available at the Drain Commissioner’s Office, the Houghton County Building Department, or can be downloaded from the following link.

The Drain Commissioner also administers "the Drain Code of 1956" and related statutes. The establishment of drainage districts and inland lake levels are part of the Drain Commissioner’s responsibility. For more information on the many duties of the Drain Commissioner, please click on the following links.

 
 
 

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Emergency Mgmt. Team Press Release 3 PM

Houghton County Courthouse to reopen on Tuesday, June 19th at 8 A.M.

Houghton County Press Release 10 A.M. 6.18.18

Houghton County Election Commission Meeting

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Houghton County Courthouse
401 East Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

 

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