Private Well and Other Well Permits (i.e. Type III and Irrigation) Contact:
Local Health Department Agency:
Well construction permits are required from county or district health departments before starting well construction.
The DEQ is responsible to oversee the local health departments that have authority to implement Part 127, Water Supply and Sewer Systems, Public Health Code, 1978 PA 368, as amended, and Administrative Rules.
Local health departments also administer the Safe Drinking Water Act, 1976 PA 399, as amended for Type III public water supplies.
Visit our website www.michigan.gov/deqwaterwellconstruction for more information.