Claim Form Deadline June 15th

The deadline to submit your claim form for the weather event that occured on May 1st was June 15th. The City is no longer accepting claim forms at this time. The below information is for archive purposes only. 

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 download one here

If you still need to submit your claim form you can do so by:

  • Sending them via email to
  • By mail addressed to: 
City of Lincoln Park Finance Department 

1355 Southfield Road 
Lincoln Park, MI 48146.
Attn: Finance Dept.

  • Or in person to the City Managers Office (located on the 2nd floor of City Hall).

Please submit completed forms to no later than Saturday, June 15th.  Claims submitted after June 15th will not be accepted

GFL is no longer picking up flooded items.  Residents can 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