Sewer Installations & Extensions

Regulations, Permits & Forms

The following links provide information on how to connect a private or commercial property to the District (RVSD) public sewer system and the procedures and requirements for extending public sewer lines.


Most documents provide complete instructions and/or reference what is needed to complete an installation or extension. Please contact district staff with any questions you might have so we can help expedite the process and avoid problems.

Sewer Installations

Contact Us

RVSD office hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call us at 415-259-2949 or email.

Requirements to Obtain a Sewer Connection Permit

Procedure and requirements (PDF) to connect a private Side Sewer pipe (lateral) from a home or business to the public sewer system, or to test, CCTV, repair, or  replace a private sewer lateral. 

Public Sewer Extension (PSX)

Procedures, requirements and permit application (PDF) to extend the District sewer pipes to accommodate new development.

Standard Specifications and Drawings & Approved Material List

District specifications and drawings for engineers and contractors.

Annexation Process

Process and procedure to transfer sewer service to the District from a parcel not currently served by RVSD. View the Annexation Process (PDF).

Sanitary Code

The District Sanitary Code (PDF) that regulates the use of public and private sewers, the installation and connection of building sewers, permitting, fines, inspections, and much more.