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Apply for Accepting a Private Sewer in the Right-of-Way

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The City may accept a private sewer line in the right-of-way serving residential properties under certain conditions. To request that the City of Portland consider accepting your private sewer line in the public right-of-way, follow the steps on this page.

Before Applying

Before filling out and submitting an application, please review the Accepting a Private Sewer in the Right-of-Way page to ensure you have met all the criteria.

As part of your application, you will also need to submit a copy of your sewer scope and drawings of your sewer. View the Sewer Video, Photo, and Map Guidelines page for more information.

Complete Application

Download and complete the application form.

Submit Application

Be sure to submit a copy of your sewer scope and drawings of your sewer with the application form.

By mail:
Nonconforming Sewers
City of Portland Environmental Services
1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 613
Portland, OR 97204

By email: nonconforming@portlandoregon.com