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Are you looking to begin a private development project? Follow these steps to submit your request.
This process applies when an extension or relocation of City of Grand Rapids owned utilities is involved in the proposed development. This includes utilities in the City service areas (sanitary sewer and water main) which extend beyond the city limits into the following municipalities: City of Kentwood, City of Walker, Grand Rapids Township, Cascade Township and Tallmadge Township.
Are you looking to only add a service connection to an existing City utility? Contact the Development Center.
Before you get started, make sure to have these available:
Complete the form in English here
We'll review your Preliminary Utility Plan (PUP). We do this to make sure your proposed utility configuration aligns with the local service area agreement and the City's utility master plan. This takes about three weeks.
After we approve your PUP, the next approval process begins. Check out our Private Development Guide for details on this process. As a heads up, here's an overview of what the final approvals involve:
You can complete the form online or visit our office to submit your request. You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We're happy to help you submit your request!
We don't offer a paper version of this form. You can visit our office if you have questions about the process. We're located at the address in the Contact Us section of this page.
311 or 616.456.3000
300 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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