If you have received notice that your property is required to connect to the public sewer or abandon the use of a nonconforming sewer, you can apply for financial assistance. The City offers several financial assistance options, which are outlined on the Financial Assistance for Sewer Connection and Conversion page.
To apply for a sewer connection or conversion loan, follow the application steps on this page.
Step 1: Download Loan Application.
For a Private Plumbing Loan, download the following application:
For a Safety Net Loan, download the following application:
For a System Development Charge Loan, call 503-823-4114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This non-qualifying loan can finance sewer line, branch, system development, or sewer conversion charges.
The difference in the type of loans can be found on the Financial Assistance for Sewer Connection and Conversion page.
Step 2: Complete and Submit Application
Required Connection Program
1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 613
Portland, OR 97204