Utilities and Permitting


Water, sewer, gas and electric services in Saginaw and the Great Lakes Bay are competitive and extremely reliable. This contributes to a lower operating cost for businesses as well as affordable home ownership.

Consumers Energy, the regional public utility supplying gas and electricity, has a vested interest in seeing your business grow, so Consumers makes it easier and more efficient to do business. From energy efficiency solutions to e-business to economic development, Consumers Energy has the resources to help.

The City of Saginaw is a major water supplier to the surrounding municipalities. The Water Treatment Plant provides water to the residents of 22 water systems in a three county service area, with a maximum capacity of 52 million gallons a day. The average daily pumpage is around 21 million gallons per day. The City of Saginaw also has a robust sewer and treatment system in place.

Saginaw is home to a fiber ring and an AT&T regional routing center. Numerous cable and wireless options are available in Saginaw County and the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Saginaw Future will assist in putting together a specific utility package and facilitate meetings with appropriate public and private sector agencies to advance your project!

Environmental & Permitting

Saginaw County permitting follows a smooth standardized approval process and several major environmental services and engineering companies are located in Saginaw the Region that serve a variety of compliance, investigation and site preparation needs. They include:

AKT Peerless Environmental Services, LLC

William A. Kibbe & Associates, Inc.

Spicer Group

WTA Architects

Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy employs some of Michigan’s most qualified engineers, scientists and environmental project managers specializing in air, land, pollution prevention and water quality issues. Click here for information on Environmental Permits, Licenses, and Certifications.

The Michigan Department of Treasury offers an Online New Business Registration process.

Saginaw Future hopes that you find the included information useful, but if you have a specific need or require in-depth assistance simply contact us for confidential support!