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The Michigan City Sanitary District is responsible for the construction and maintenance of all sanitary sewers and storm sewers within the City of Michigan City Sanitary District, as well as the maintenance of all catch basins, and the treatment and processing all waters within the collection system. The department also maintains all court assigned drainage ditches, a full industrial pretreatment program, and a full service wastewater laboratory. 

The Sanitary District also operates and maintains Striebel Pond, a flood control facility that includes family and dog-friendly outdoor recreational spaces for public use. 

Current Projects

  • Karwick Nature Park - Weaver Consultants and Engineers
  • Cheney Run Stormwater Project - V3 Engineers
  • US Hwy 20 and Striebel Arm Ditch Force Main Rerouting Project - John Doyle & Assoiciates
  • South Gate Neighborhood Stormwater Improvement Project(Village Road/Crestwood Drive) - Haas & Associates

Environmental Violations

Environmental violations are not only unsightly, but they can be serious health and safety hazards. It is against City Ordinance for properties to contain:

  • Uncollected trash, garbage, litter, or debris
  • Demolition remains
  • Appliances or furniture in the yard
  • Auto parts and scrap metal
  • Grass over 6 inches tall
  • Fallen trees, stumps, dead trees, and cut brush

For questions about trash, garbage, litter or debris, please contact the Refuse Department.
For questions regarding grass, brush, and trees please contact Vector Control.

  1. Sanitary District

    Physical Address
    1100 E 8th Street
    Michigan City, IN 46360

    Phone: (219) 874-7799
    Fax: (219) 874-8053
    Emergency: (219) 874-7799