Higgins Lake has a normal lake level established under Part 307 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act. On December 21, 2022, the Roscommon County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to initiate the process to establish lake-level district boundaries. On September 15, 2023, 34th Circuit Court Judge Robert W. Bennett of Roscommon County amended the lake level order for Higgins Lake, establishing special assessment district boundaries around the lake.
LEGAL SUMMER LEVEL
*Above sea level
The Lake Level Control Structure
The lake level control structure (LLCS) is located where the Cut River emerges from the southern shore of Higgins Lake.
It was constructed in 1950. The LLCS is 90 feet in length and consists of tilting weir gates, stop log bays and a sheet pile weir.