Public Notices:

See “Pending bid requests” page on this website to view “Request for Qualifications - 2019 Engineer of Record for the Leelanau County Road Commission” notice.

Job Application notice:

The Board of County Road Commissioners is seeking applications for the position of Professional Engineer or Engineer Technician to work out of our Suttons Bay facility. Interested persons should send a cover letter with resume to Leelanau County Road Commission, 10550 E. Eckerle Road, Suttons Bay Michigan 49682 attention Human Resources.

This position will be open until filled.

To view job description for the Professional Engineer, please click here.

To view job description for Engineer Technician, please click here.

Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions:

Please click here to see the April 23, 2019 news release for all lifting weight restrictions on remaining county roads.

Job application: road crew/CDL drivers/Mechanics

Please click here to download a copy of our job application.  Completed forms can be emailed to, mailed, or dropped off in person at our Suttons Bay office during regular business hours 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Note to applicants who have Adobe Acrobat Pro loaded on your PC: save a copy of the blank application to your desktop first before filling it out; otherwise the information loaded to the file could be lost.


The Leelanau County Road Commission typically meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month.  Meetings are at 1:00 pm and public comments are accepted at the beginning and end of every regular meeting. Members of the public are always welcome and encouraged to attend.  Follow this link for a list of 2019 meeting dates.

To meet with the Leelanau County Road Commission Board, please call Joe Nedow, Finance Manager and Secretary to the Board at 231-271-3993, Ext. 223 to schedule an appointment.  If you’d prefer to attend a regular meeting commission to offer your comments, there is a public comment session at the beginning and end of every meeting.  To present handouts or other printed material for board review, please submit them to the Board Secretary the Thursday prior to the meeting for inclusion in board member packets.

Fall, Winter and Spring Hours:

7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from mid-August through late April.

Summer hours:

6:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday, closed Fridays starting first full week in May through mid-August.


The Leelanau County Road Commission office will be closed for the following holidays:

  • Friday August 30. and Monday, September 2, 2019 - Labor Day weekend

  • Thursday and Friday, November 28-29, 2019 - Thanksgiving Holiday

  • Wednesday, December 25, 2019 - Christmas Day

  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - New Years Day

Mailbox Maintenance: what you need to know.......

Click here to view "Mailbox Maintenance" page.

Road Mileage Certification Maps by Township - as of 2017

These maps certify roads which are under the jurisdiction of the Leelanau County Road Commission, the length of each road, and the fact that these roads are normally open to automobile traffic May through October. 

The maps are organized by township and are presented in PDF file format.

-Bingham Township

-Centerville Township

-Cleveland Township

-Elmwood Township

-Empire Township

-Glen Arbor Township

-Kasson Township

-Leelanau Township

-Leland Township

-Solon Township

-Suttons Bay Township

-Urban: Bingham

-Urban: Elmwood

McNitt Act Historical Records........

To view scans of our historical records of various township roads turned over to the Road Commission by year, please click on the links below: (as some of these files are rather large, it may take several minutes to download the file......)

-1931 Book one

-1931 Book two




-1936 Book one

-1936 Book two

-1937 Book one

-1937 Book two