Claim Form Info

Overnight the City of Lincoln Park, like many cities in the Downriver area, experienced a heavy stormwater event.  Many of the City’s streets flooded due to the inundation of the storm system.  Residents are experiencing basement flooding throughout the City.  Residents that have experienced damage due to basement flooding are encouraged to either visit City Hall to obtain a Sewer Back-up Claim Form or the form can be found on the City’s website at or by following the link below.

Please submit completed forms to

Residents that have flood damaged materials are asked to place these materials at the curb.  The City in partnership with GFL Environmental USA will be picking the materials up over the next few days, with the main pick-up happening on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  Residents can also take flood damaged materials to the DPS Facility at 500 Southfield Road between the hours of 7:30 AM and 3:00 PM, Monday thru Friday. 

Residents should use caution when handling materials damaged by sewer back-ups.  Please refer to the Basement Flooding Clean-up Procedure Pamphlet on the City’s website for more information on how to clean-up after the flood. 

Residents who are having trouble with their insurance claims from the May 1st flooding can contact the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services

Justin Blood

Two organizations have approached the City in offering support to those in need. Please reach out to each directly for further assistance. 

Statement from the Mayor

Sewer Overflow/Backup Claim Form

Basement Flooding Cleanup Guide