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The city has mapping available to determine approximate boundaries and property line locations. The City of Portage does not have a Licensed Surveyor or staff to perform property surveys. There are many local survey companies which can perform this task.
Storm water in Portage is generally collected at catch basins and allowed to infiltrate (drain) back into the subsoil. In a few instances, neighborhoods near a lake or Portage Creek have a drain to the water body for discharge. Regardless of the discharge location is important to never dispose of litter, oils, pet waste or any other debris in the catch basin. If you observe any suspicious activity around a catch basin, please call 269-329-4422 to report any dumping.
Yes, driveway permits are issued by the Department of Community Development. Please contact the Building Services Division at 269-329-4477 with questions. Permits to work in the public right of way are issued by the department of Transportation and Utilities. Please contact the Transportation Divison project manager at 269-329-4422 with questions.