Wastewater Permits and Fees

Who do I contact for more information on permits?
Please contact the Engineering Department at (510) 537-0757.

Permits and Fees Cost
New Capacity Fee
The fee is based on the number of new plumbing fixture units (PFU). The cost does not include the required inspection fee.
$715.52/PFU
Inspection Fee $265
Repair Permit
Valid for 90 days. Includes two site visits. Any additional visits will require a new permit.
$160
Abandonment Permit $160
Addition/Relocation Permit
Valid for one year. Addition and Relocation Permits include an inspection fee of $265 and under certain circumstances, a new capacity fee. The fee is based on the number of new plumbing fixture units (PFU).
$265 +  $715.52/PFU
Special Discharge Permits
Special Permit Application to be submitted to CVSan prior to discharge.
Annual Fees
Industrial & Intermediate Users $420.00 + additional monitoring fees
Minor Users $210.00 + additional monitoring fees
Groundwater Discharge $420.00 + $6.25/1,000 gallons
Truck-hauled Sewage Water Discharge (only domestic type sewage) $1,000.00 + $0.05/gallon
Swimming Pools $50.00 (minimum)

  What are the types of permits/fees and what are they for?

Where can I pull a permit?

How does CVSan determine the cost its New Capacity Fee?

Can New Capacity Fees be paid in installments?

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