For the proper operation of the
street and utility systems within the City of Midland, Engineering services are an essential
aspect of municipal government. Maintaining a safe street
system and traffic control for drivers and assuring that the
city's underground sewer and water systems are able to accommodate the residents of Midland is an integral part of
the Engineering Department's many services.
Engineering Department Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
(except designated holidays)
333 W. Ellsworth St.
Midland, MI 48640
Public Improvement Requests
and Public Improvement Requests By November
1 of each year, Midland
citizens may submit a request that the City consider installing
sidewalks where none currently exist, or specific improvement projects such as street paving or
installation/repair of water or sewer mains.
The Engineering Department issues various
permits as outlined below. Fees may be charged when permit applications
are submitted; read applications to find out more.
Engineering Permit Application Form Use this form to requests Sidewalk Installation/Replacement (
Click here for sidewalk installation / replacement requirements.),Storm/Sanitary Sewer Connections, Street Cuts,Curb Cuts and Driveways
Storm Water Management Before initiating any new construction, development, redevelopment, or land use change
(regulated by Chapter 29 of the City's
Code of Ordinances),
applicants are required to obtain a storm water permit.
Utility Before initiating
new utility main lines using the City's right-of-way, this application must be filled out
and a permit approved, in compliance
with Chapter 22 of the City's
Code of Ordinances.
The exception to this requirement is overhead utility pole lines
or work that's completed under the City's direction.
This permit is required to move a building or oversized load on a trailer within the
Interactive map of City construction projects
Metropolitan Planning Organization
The City of Midland is new member of a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for federal funding of transit and transportation projects referred to as Midland Area Transportation Study (MATS).
For information about MATS, Click here
What We Do...
The Engineering Department is responsible for the following:
Involves constructing and upgrading Midland's streets, public utility (water and sewer) infrastructure and Engineering Design and Inspection Services
- Mapping of all streets, underground water
mains, storm & sanitary sewers, City parks, and aerial photography
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) pertaining to the City's
- Includes information on Signs & Signals maintenance, traffic signal timing, traffic control orders
operations and traffic control for block parties.
Neighborhood Block Party Requests Form
Have a Traffic Concern? Click here for Contact Names/Numbers
Have a Traffic Request? Click here for easy-to-use online form
Street Lights Although
most lights in Midland are owned and maintained by Consumers Energy,
the City often serves as a liaison between citizens and consumers
on street light maintenance and installation requests.
Jack Barstow Airport
The City manages Midland's only general aviation airport, the
Jack Barstow Municipal Airport.