Explore damage prevention information, local contacts and rules for safe digging in Michigan.

One Call Centers

811 or


3285 Lapeer West Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326


24 / 7

Advance Notice:

Not less than 72 hours and not more than 14 days

Marks Valid:

21 days if digging is started within 14 days of dig start date



Legislative Information

yes Mandatory Membership
yes Civil Penalties
yes Tolerance Zone 36"
yes Hand Dig Clause
no Mandatory Premark
yes Emergency Clause
yes Positive Response
yes Depth Exemption

Regional Partners

Michigan Damage Prevention Board

Geographic Location:

State of Michigan


Joseph McGraw, Consumers Energy
Michigan Damage Prevention Board

Partner Since:

March 2004


To encourage the reduction of damage to underground infrastructure through its various programs and activities.  For example, create a shared objective for the protection of underground facilities, develop and conduct public awareness and educational programs, identity and implement appropriate best practices and procedures for the identification and protection of underground facilities, establish a mechanism for the resolution of certain disputes between the members.