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Sewer Regulations and Permits

This section provides information about the regulations governing Novato Sanitary District sewers as well as describing how to connection to the system, how to obtain a permit, the types of permits, and the costs.

  • To learn about the regulations...
    Sewer use regulations are outlined in two publications. Both publications are available in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format on this site. View the publications...

  • To learn about permits and connecting
    to the NSD sewer system...

    If you are a homeowner, start with "Homeowner Sewer Work." If you are a developer, start with "Connecting to the System." If you are a wastehauler or need to dispose of wasterwater from a cleanup operation, please call our office at (415) 892-1694.

  • To learn about the costs for sewer connections and related work...
    Novato Sanitary District has a Fees and Costs table derived from Sewer Ordinance #70. This table is now available in Acrobat pdf format. See the 2017-18 Connection Fees and Costs Table...

  • To learn about the annual fees for sewer services and related work...
    Novato Sanitary District derives the annual sewer service fees from Sewer Ordinance #111 and Sewer Ordinance #120.