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Policy Updates Proposed for Sewer Connections and Lateral Repair Permitting

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Environmental Services proposes changes to administrative rules ENB-4.15, ENB-4.17, and ENB-4.33, which govern permitting for sewer connections and lateral repairs in the public right-of-way or sewer easements.
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The City's Bureau of Environmental Services maintains the public sewer system and has the authority to develop policies and issue permits for work that involves connecting to the public system. The proposed changes impact rules for:

Summaries of Changes

Links below provide a summary of changes for each rule and a link to the proposed rule update.

Comment Period Closed

Environmental Services accepted public comment on proposed revisions to Administrative Rules ENB-4.17, ENB-4.33, and ENB-4.15 from 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 through 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. The public comment period is now closed.

Public hearing is cancelled. Environmental Services did not receive any requests to hold a public hearing, so the hearing has been cancelled.

For More Information

Environmental Services hosted an informational presentation and outreach session regarding the proposed rulemaking updates on Nov. 10, 2021. Watch a recording of the presentation.

For questions or more information, contact the Environmental Services' Codes, Rules and Manuals Team.