Permit Process

The Genesee County Drain Commissioner Division of Water & Waste Services  Permits and Construction Department (GCDC-WWS P&C) Permits Issued: Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control (SESC) Permits and/or Waivers (Residential and Commercial). B-Permits (for new utility connections where applicable). ... Read More »


The Surface Water Management Division operates and maintains the drainage systems created by Act 40 Public Acts of 1956 (Drain Code). There are currently over 1400 districts established within Genesee County. The Division also constructs and maintains those Lake Level Controls on rivers and water bodies within Genesee County as ... Read More »

Billing Services

The Genesee County Drain Commissioner, Division of Water & Waste Services sends out water and/or sewer utility bills to over 100,000 households for 37 municipalities in Genesee County. Billing services through the Genesee County Drain Commissioner, Division of Water & Waste Services require low ... Read More »