After Hours Water/Sewer Emergencies
For water/sewer emergencies outside normal business hours, call the Frankenmuth Police Department at (989) 652-8371
It is necessary to obtain the proper building, electrical, mechanical and/or plumbing permits prior to starting a construction project. New buildings, alterations, remodeling, additions, swimming pools, signs, re-siding, re-roofing, window replacements, decks, fences and sheds require a permit. Necessary inspections must also be made.
The City and Township jointly operate a public cemetery located on W. Tuscola Street. For information contact the Township Supervisor at (989) 652-6741.
The City offers 18 parks containing over 100 acres of land. The parks offer different environments and facilities for enjoyment by the public. The parks are used for recreation, family gatherings, picnics and other social events. Selected park buildings and facilities may be reserved by contacting the Parks & Recreation Department.
The Department of Public Works has a full-time superintendent and six full-time employees. The DPW is responsible for the maintenance and general up-keep of the City streets, storm sewer drains and detention basins, buildings, public grounds, street trees, sidewalks and water and sewer mains.
The Parks & Recreation Department offers a variety of programs throughout all seasons, for all ages.
The City Assessor is a state certified assessor and is responsible for the assessments of all real and personal property. Assessment change notices are usually mailed the second week in February.
To be eligible to vote, you must be registered at least 30 days prior to an election. You may register to vote at City Hall. Primary and general elections are held at two precincts located in City Hall. School district elections are held at the Ritmueller Middle School.
The Wastewater Treatment Plant has a full-time superintendent and four full-time employees. Technology has enabled the plant and its personnel to treat raw sewage wastewater into water that is near drinking quality.
The water system has a full-time superintendent who is assisted by DPW personnel. The system distributes treated water from the City of Saginaw through its mains. Two water towers are used to pressurize the system.