2133 Montgomery Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855


The Drain Commissioner is primarily responsible for the administration of the county drain code, Public Act 40 (1956), as it applies to Marquette County.

2014 Drain Commissioner's Activity Report

The Drain Commissioner has jurisdiction over:

  • all established drains within the county
  • all new drain construction
  • maintenance of existing drains
  • establishment of water management districts
The Drain Commissioner is an elected official, serving a term of four years