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    RWRD New Public Sewer Construction Permit

    To apply for a new Public Sewer Construction permit, the following items must be submitted to RWRDPermitting@pima.gov

    • Public Sewer Construction Permit Application
    • PDF copy of approved plans
    • Evidence of approved and recorded easements (to be included in construction drawings)
    • Construction Authorization (ADEQ or Delegate)
    • Valid license from the Arizona Registrar of Contractors (A, A-12, KA or CR-80)
    • Certificate of Insurance
    • Recorded Final Plat (if applicable)
    • Sewer Service Agreement signed (if applicable)
    • Itemized bid sheet signed by contractor

    Fees will be invoiced during the review process. Payment is required prior to permit approval. 

    RWRD Small Activity Construction Permit

    A Small Activity Construction Permit is required when a private sewer line is connecting to the following public sewer features: 

    • A manhole
    • A sewer pipe greater than 12 inches in diameter
    • A sewer pipe 12 inches or less in the Towns of Marana, Oro Valley, and Sahuarita
    • Any sewer line within Tribal Land or State/Federal Government property

    OR
    When the connection to the public sewer has not gone through a jurisdiction's building or site development review process. 

    To apply for a Small Activity Construction Permit, the following items must be submitted to RWRDPermitting@pima.gov

    Fees will be invoiced during the review process. Payment is required prior to permit approval.

     Construction Activity Fees 
     House Connection Sewer (HCS) tap of 12'' or smaller diameter pipe $100.00 
     Large sanitary sewer tap (requires special approval) $150.00
     Existing manhole tap $150.00 
     1 new manhole over existing sewer (without corrosion protection) $200.00
     1 new manhole over existing sewer (with corrosion protection) $300.00
     Manhole adjustments, manhole reconstruction, manhole coating, DIP replacement, utility projects Fees based on type of work 


    For questions regarding Sewer Construction Permits, please contact RWRD Customer Service at 520-724-6500. 


    Please note: You may schedule your Pre-Construction meeting with Field Engineering 24 hours after you receive the approved permit. Field Engineering can be reached at 520-724-2651. 

    Small Activity Construction Process

    Small Activity Construction Permit Process
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    Tucson, AZ 85701

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    Tucson, AZ 85713

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