Private Sewer Lateral Connections/Repair
Connecting to a Sewer Section
For individuals wishing to connect a building to the District sewer:
To determine if a lower lateral stub is provided to the parcel, complete and submit the following form, or call (916) 786-8555 and inform the receptionist that you have a question about a sewer stub to your property.
Inquiries should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org
If a lower lateral stub is not provided to the parcel, see section 7.08.6 (link to specific page or bookmark in pdf) of the District Standards related to “Taps into Collector Sewer”.
If a lower lateral stub is provided to the parcel, see section 7 (link to section) “Building Sewers” of the District Standard Specifications and Improvement Standards for Sanitary Sewers, which includes all requirements for building sewers.
For fees associated with connections to sewers see the fee schedule 2016-2017 Fee Schedule – updated 07/01/16
Inquires will be responded to by the next business day.
Repairs to Your Sewer Pipe
Any repair work to a private sewer service outside of a building is the jurisdiction of SPMUD and inspection/approval is required. This inspection ensures that work is performed in a professional manner in accordance with District Standards. Any property owner that has a need to perform repairs to the lateral shall:
Pay inspection fee (2016-2017 Fee Schedule – updated 07/01/16)
To Contact a District representative to schedule onsite meeting to determine requirements for repair, complete and submit the form below, or call (916) 786-8555 and inform the receptionist that you wish to schedule an onsite meeting for sewer repair.
Inquiries about repairs should be made to email@example.com
Inspections shall be in accordance with section 7.09 “Inspections” of District Standards.
To schedule an inspection, call the building sewer inspection recorder (916) 786-8212 and be prepared to leave the following information.
Address of Building Sewer to be Inspected