General Services of Ingersoll Township
Below is a list of general services for the residents of Ingersoll Township. Additional information about other services is available through the links to the left.
Anyone needing a permit or inspection should call Midland Township (989) 835-8866. Hours are Monday thru Thursday – 8:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
LaVern Wyse, Building Inspector, can be reached through Midland Township office (989) 835-8866.
Robert Fleming, Electrical Inspector, can be reached through Midland Township office (989) 835-8866.
Ted VanWert, Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector, can be reached for inspections or questions at (989) 631-9645 weekdays from 8 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Ditches & Drains
In general, roadway ditches are designed to drain water from the roads, and are not designed to drain property. Maintenance of roadway ditches is performed by the Midland County Road Commission. On occasion, Ingersoll Township and the Midland County Road Commission will cooperate on roadway drain maintenance. Maintenance of driveway tubes is the responsibility of the property owner.
County drains are designed to drain water from property, and are maintained by the Midland County Drain Commissioner, and are funded through special assessments. For more information, contact the Midland County Drain Commissioner at 989-832-6770, or visit the website.
Ingersoll Township has two fire departments who respond to fire or emergency calls in the township. Midland Township Fire Department is first response for the area from LaPorte Road north in the township. Richland Township Fire Department is first response for the area south of LaPorte Road. They both furnish mutual aid to the other fire department if needed. Other local area fire departments also furnish mutual aid in case of a fire.
Land Division Approvals
Land divisions are approved by the Ingersoll Township Supervisor. A completed application form, along with all required information, should be submitted to the Township Supervisor along with the $100 application fee payable to “Ingersoll Township.” A copy of the application, along with the Township’s Land Division Ordinance, is available here: Land Division Application and Ordinance
Visit the Midland County Sheriff's Office website
Residents can check on the Midland County website www.co.midland.mi.us for news, calendars, job opportunities and other information. The mosquito control pages have maps, treatment schedules and other information specific to their program. For those of you who would like to visit them in person, their office is located at 2180 Meridian Road in Sanford and telephone number is 832-8677. They have a hotline, 832-NEWS (832-6397) that provides nightime fogging schedules and information on special events. Their e-mail address is
Complaints about ordinance violations should be submitted to the Township Supervisor at 989-832-1770. Complaints will be investigated by the Township Ordinance Enforcement Officer, Tim Smith.
Ingersoll Township and the Midland County Road Commission share responsibility for maintaining County roads in the Township. Each fall, the Township meets with the Midland County Road Commission to determine maintenance to be performed the following year. The cost of this maintenance is shared equally by the Township and by the Midland County Road Commission. More information about the Midland County Road Commission is available at their website.
Scrap Tire Cleanup
Scrap tires create several issues. They are an environmental concern, a troublesome breeding ground for mosquito larvae and an eyesore. Midland Volunteers for Recycling will hold their Spring 2013 tire collection on May 18, 2013 from 8 am to noon at Midland Recyclers, 4305 E. Ashman Street. Disposal is for Midland County residents only and will be limited to passenger size 16.5 inches and smaller tires without rims. For more information or to make an appointment, please call the Midland Volunteers for Recycling at: (989) 631-1668.
For a small fee, CM Rubber, 4602 W. Saginaw Rd., Coleman, will take tires year-round. Call (989) 465-0200 for more information or visit their website at: cmrubbercycling.com.