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Important Information About Your Lateral

Private Sewer Lateral Ordinance and Programs

Private Sewer Lateral Ordinance

District Ordinances regulate the maintenance of private sewer laterals, and contain testing and inspection requirements dependent upon specific triggers, such as property sale and remodels. Please click here to find out how the private sewer lateral ordinance might affect you.

Lateral Replacement Grant Program

The District adopted Resolution 15-1493 establishing the framework and guidelines for the Lateral Replacement Grant Program (LRGP) to assist ratepayers with the cost of replacing their private sewer laterals.

Download LRGP Guide

Changes will occur periodically. You can be assured of having the most current information by contacting the District.

Lateral Replacement Loan Program

The District adopted Ordinance No. 70, approving a Lateral Replacement Loan Program (LRLP) to assist ratepayers with the cost of replacing their private sewer laterals.

Download LRLP Guide

Private Sewer Lateral Permits and Requirements

Private Sewer Lateral Permit

Procedure, requirements and permit application for private sewer laterals (aka side sewers).

Download Permit Requirements and Application

Lateral Requirements

The District's Standard Specifications and Drawings and Approved Materials List include requirements, specifications, and drawings for side sewers.

Download Overview of Side Sewer Requirements

Ross Valley Sanitary District
2960 Kerner Boulevard
San Rafael, CA 94901
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