If your project is in the City of Grand Rapids, you may need to meet with the City’s Design Team. This may be the first step for a new private development project. You can review more Design Team Information.
Public Utilities Involvement
We process private development projects that involve an extension or relocation of one of Grand Rapids public utilities. This also applies to projects that involve extensive work within a City of Grand Rapids right-of-way.
- Sanitary sewer
- Water main
- Storm sewer (public only)
- Street lighting
- Within the Grand Rapids city limits
- Sanitary or water main within the associated service areas (outside Grand Rapids city limits)
Grand Rapids Service Areas
The Grand Rapids service areas extend into these communities:
- City of Kentwood
- City of Walker
- Grand Rapids Township
- Cascade Township
- Tallmadge Township
For more information about the submittal of a private development project involving public utilities, click here.
Utility Service Connections Only
Private development projects that only involve service connections to Grand Rapids public utilities are processed through the Grand Rapids Development Center, at 1120 Monroe Avenue NW. The City's Development Center manages this process.