NONCONFORMING SEWER CONVERSION PROGRAM
Administrative Rules Adopted by Bureau of Development Services Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
Link to Full Text of Administrative Rules (PDF Document, 130 kb). What follows is an excerpt from the introduction to the administrative rules:
These rules apply to any property that has:
A. A private or shared sewage conveyance system that crosses an adjacent public or private property line without recorded easements, revocable right-of-way utility permits, or other legal agreements, or with easements recorded after January 2, 2008 (a milestone date set per city ordinance); or
B. A private sewage conveyance system located in the public right-of-way that has an alignment or other physical characteristic contrary to the approved standards of the Sewer and Drainage Facilities Design Manual.
The Nonconforming Sewer Conversion program is intended to advance the following City goals and objectives:
A. Promote efficient urban development.
B. Support and promote private economic developments and community reinvestments.
C. Protect the public health and safety.
D. Protect water quality
E. Protect and preserve the natural and built environment
F. Preserve the financial integrity of the City’s sanitary sewer utility.
G. Minimize the financial impact of system improvements on utility ratepayers.
H. Apply uniform sewer connection standards for developed and developing properties.
I. Facilitate property owner compliance with sewer connection requirements.
Link to Full Text of Administrative Rules (PDF Document, 130 kb).
Adopted by Director of Bureau of Development Services December 3, 2012.
Filed for inclusion in PPD December 3, 2012.
Amended by Director of Bureau of Environmental Services January 24, 2014.