Oakland experienced a network outage that continues to affect some services. While many systems have been restored, some non-emergency services are still currently impacted.

Requirements for Water and Sewer Utilities in the City of Oakland

Requirements for Inspection of Water Meters and Sewers in the City of Oakland

Private Sewer Laterals- EBMUD
EBMUD- Private Sewer Laterals
Sewer Lateral Permits and Inspections- City of Oakland
Sewer Lateral Permits and Inspections- City of Oakland
Date Posted: November 16th, 2020 @ 2:01 PM
Last Updated: July 7th, 2022 @ 10:06 AM

Requirements for Water Service Utility Inspections

1- Contact EBMUD for Water Service requirements. Note that most Multi-Unit structures must comply with State Regulations for Water Metering per Senate Bill SB-7

2-Apply for and obtain City of Oakland Permit for new water service.

3- Schedule your Inspections

4- If inspection passes, follow up with EBMUD.

Requirements for Private Sewer Lateral Permits and Inspections. Planning and Building does not issue permits or inspects Private Sewer Laterals.

1- Please visit Private Sewer Lateral page for permit and inspection information.