Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where can I locate the county standards for installation of a sanitary sewer and a lift pump to the county sewer line.

A "Private Contract Sanitary Sewer Procedural Manual" is available from the Department of Public Works. This manual is for subdivisions only. For questions regarding subdivisions sewer requirement, please contact the Land Development Division, Sewer Unit at (626) 458-4943.

For non-subdivisions (single lot development), you should follow the slope and grade standards in the Plumbing Code. For questions regarding single family residences or for information on how to obtain a copy of the Plumbing Code, please contact the Building & Safety Division at (626) 458-3182.

The Private Contract Sanitary Sewer Procedural Manual may be purchased at 900 South Fremont Avenue in Alhambra. Please contact the cashier office at (626) 458-6399 for prices.

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