The City’s Role
Chapter 17.33 of the Portland City Code requires developed properties to connect to the sewer system within three years after sewer service becomes available. The City also provides low-interest loans to finance connection costs and gives some property owners the option of delaying connection in case of financial hardship.
What to Do if You Receive a Required Sewer Connection Notice
If you receive a Required Sewer Connection Notice, there are several resources you can view to help guide you through the required sewer connection process: