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You must have prior permission to enter city stormwater, sanitary, or sewer systems. Environmental Services issues authorization. Use the Sewer & Drainage System Access Authorization Request Form here.
If you've received a decision from the Bureau of Environmental Services, such as an enforcement notice, penalty, or assessment, you may request a formal administrative review. In most cases, you have 20 business days after your notice was mailed to submit a request for administrative review.
If your upcoming construction project manages stormwater runoff, it may qualify for green funds. We review applications on May 1 and November 1 of each year. Request an application by contacting Environmental Services.
Homeowners who live in the Interstate Corridor or the Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Areas (URAs) may be eligible for a no-interest loan of up to $40,000 to fund repairs, like a leaky roof, or electrical and plumbing issues. Households must income-qualify (see Income Guidelines).
City Risk Subrogation pursues parties who damage City property. We recover the cost of repairs, or take legal action for non-payment against parties at fault. We work with City bureaus to identify the costs, then engage the district attorney, insurance companies, and citizens to recover those costs.