Triggers and Ordinances Required Before Permit Issuance
PSL - Sewer lines on private property must be inspected and replaced or repaired when the value of construction work exceeds $100,000 or costs more than $58,900.
Effective June 1, 2011, you will be required to submit a Sewer Lateral Certificate (SLC) from the Public Works Department before receiving a building permit for your remodeling project(s). If you do not submit the SLC, the city will issue a plan check correction notice indicating you need to provide a copy of a Sewer Lateral Certificate before a building permit will be issued.
Private Sewer Lateral Compliance Questions: (510) 981-6423
RECO and CECO
As of March 1, 2011, Building Permit applicants are required to divert Construction and Demolition waste and debris from landfill disposal. Construction or demolition projects shall divert 100% of asphalt, concrete, excavated soil and land clearing debris for previously undeveloped lots, and 50% of construction and demolition debris by recycling, reuse, compost, or other approved method.
Project types subject to these requirements:
- Newly Constructed Buildings
- Renovations valued over $100,000 (includes additions, alterations, remodels and repairs)
Required Compliance Documentation
For assistance with filling our the C&D form, contact Building & Safety at (510) 981-7440 or firstname.lastname@example.org.