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Non-Regulated Drain Obstruction Complaint Form

  1. St. Joseph County Drainage Board

  2. Non-Regulated Drain Obstruction Complaint Form

  3. The petitioner must supply the following:

    A $500.00 NON-REFUNDABLE FILING FEE IS REQUIRED AND THE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE WITH THE COUNTY SURVEYOR'S OFFICE.

  4. A copy of the certified receipt and letter from you to the landowner requesting the removal of the obstruction that is causing you damage will need to be submitted to the Drainage Board.

  5. Contact all permitting agencies to see if permits will be required to perform work to remove or to repair the obstruction.

    (Agency list below)

  6. U.S. Fish & Wildlife

    Ecological Services Field Office (812) 334-4261

  7. DNR

    Indiana Department of Natural Resources (317) 232-4200

  8. Army Corp of Engineers-Michiana Branch Office

    (574) 232-1952

  9. Indiana Dept. of Environ. Management (IDEM)

    (800) 451-6027

  10. The St. Joseph County Surveyor's office and the Drainage Board may or may not find the petitioner's claim to be valid under Senate Bill #336.

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