Property Owners - Repair and Replacement
Property owners are responsible for their sanitary sewer service line from the structure served up to and including the tap that joins the line to the District main. This includes any portion of the service line that may run across adjoining property, as well as under the sidewalk or street.
While no permit is required, the District suggests you contact the office to see that the plumber you plan to use is licensed in the District. This will ensure that they carry a current Bond and insurance, which will protect both the homeowner and the District.
Repair and Replacement
Any work (other than cleaning) on an individual sanitary sewer service line requires that the plumber/drain layer contact the District office before work may begin. The office will verify that the company hired has a current license to work within the District, which will ensure that they carry a Bond and insurance, which will protect both the homeowner and the District.
In some cases, the District Engineer must review the work; an observation fee of $200 is to be paid to the District by the firm doing the job before they may begin.
Suggestions to Property Owners
Repair or replacement of a sanitary sewer service line can be a daunting and expensive task. While the District cannot recommend a plumber or drain layer, it is suggested you consider the following: