Side Sewer Permit


Two ways to apply for a permit:

File a hard copy and deliver it to our office: PDF Side Sewer Permit Application

File the form online and submit it to our office directly: Online Side Sewer Permit Application

A licensed contractor is required for any work that will be done in the public right of way, homeowners may elect to do their own work when the right of way is not affected.

Capping your connection? Performing a demolition of a property connected to sewers?

Before demolishing an existing structure which is connected to public sewers you must obtain a Side Sewer Capping Permit, which is the same application.


Side Sewer Construction Specifications

General Requirements

  1. Side Sewer Permit is required prior to start of work.
  2. Legal description of lot and plot plan with dimensions must be provided.
  3. All work done in the public right of way must be done by a licensed contractor
  4. Bedding of pipe must be done by hand. No backfilling will be done until inspection is completed and approved.
  5. Bedding and initial backfill material must be free from large rocks. 5/8 gravel

Side Sewer Requirements

  1. 4-inch (minimum size) sewer pipe required on property, 2% minimum grade ( 1/4″ fall per foot).
  2. Joint side sewers require 6 inch pipe for common use and require an easement agreement. No more than 4 single family residences are allowed to connect into one 6 inch sewer stub.
  3. Listing of approved pipe:
    • PVC = Type SDR-35 ASTM-3034 (with standard gasket joints)
    • ABS = Type DWV Schedule 40 ASTM D 2661 (with solvent weld or glue joints)

NOTE: Solvent weld joints are only permitted in conjunction with ABS type pipe not PVC.

Icon of Typical Sewer Requirement Plan Typical Sewer Requirement Plan (412.4 KiB)

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View a typical side sewer requirements plan and construction notes for Valley View Sewer District.
Icon of Typical Sewer Requirement Plan Typical Sewer Requirement Plan (412.4 KiB)

Valley View service area map
Icon of District Map District Map (905.4 KiB)

Same permit used for Side Sewer Capping. Allow 24 to 48 hours for issuance.

PDF Side Sewer Permit Application