Dam Safety (Michigan)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Michigan

Applies to States or Provinces Michigan
Name Dam Safety (Michigan)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small)
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3313_3684_3723-9540--,00.html

Last Review 2014-06-20
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary

Information Source www.mi.gov/damsafety


This rule requires that anyone who desires to construct a dam that is 6 feet or more in height and impounds 5 surface acres or more at the design flood elevation, must first obtain a permit from the Department of Environmental Quality

Policy Contact

Contact Name Byron Lane
Department Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Division Water Resources Division
Address 525 West Allegan Street, 2nd Floor
Address 2 P.O. Box 30458
Place Lansing, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48909-7958
Phone 517-241-9862

Email laneb@michigan.gov
Website http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3313_3684_3723-9540--,00.html

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: PA 451 of 1994, Part 315

Authority 2: PA 451 of 1994, Part 307