Sewer Backup Policy

City of Muskegon Sewer Backup Policy

Public Notice

Any citizen having experienced an overflow or backup of a sewage disposal system or storm water system must file a written claim with the City of Muskegon within 45 days after the overflow or backup was discovered or in the exercise of reasonable diligence should have been discovered.

Notice should be mailed to:

City of Muskegon Finance Department
933 Terrace St.
Muskegon, MI 49440

Failure to provide the required notice will prevent recovery of damages.

Contact City of Muskegon Public Works at (231) 724-4100 or (231) 737-2680 after hours, immediately upon discovery of an overflow or backup.