St. Joseph County is comprised of sixteen townships. The St. Joseph County Road Commission is responsible for the reconstruction and maintenance of primary roads along with maintenance of local roads. St. Joseph County is comprised of sixteen townships. The St. Joseph County Road Commission is responsible for the reconstruction and maintenance of primary roads along with maintenance of local roads. The Townships are responsible for reconstruction of local roads within the county. At the direction of the Township Boards, local road improvements are done by St. Joseph County Road Commission on a contractual basis. In 2004, St. Joseph County voters passed a ten (10) year renewal of a countywide road millage of 1 mill, which is designated for road purposes within the incorporated cities and villages in St. Joseph County, Michigan and to improve, repair and maintain existing local roads within the townships in St. Joseph County. The St. Joseph County Road Commission, with the portion it receives, appropriates it first to the townships on a need basis countywide to upgrade the worst roads and then on a SEV basis to improve all the local roads within the townships.

 

Burr Oak Lockport
Colon – N/A Mendon
Constantine Mottville
Fabius Nottawa
Fawn River Park
Florence – N/A Sherman – N/A
Flowerfield Sturgis
Leonidas – N/A White Pigeon

 

The Road Commission is prohibited by law from entering into contracts with private groups or individuals for road improvement or maintenance. Contact your township for information on dust control material application on gravel roads. Special signs or work on private roads must be done on a contractual basis with the township.