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Residential, Commercial & Industrial Connections

Pierce County staff is here to help you get your home, business, or development connected to the sewer system. Follow the steps below to get started.

1) Check if your property is in the Pierce County Sewer Service Area

2) Get approval of on-site septic systems

3) Ensure that your sewer project is in compliance with Pierce County's standard plans and details
  • Use our Standard Plans and Details to complete your designs.
  • Fill out the necessary Standard Forms and submit your projects to Pierce County for review and approval.
  • ALL publicly and privately designed sewer systems that connect to Pierce County's system are reviewed for compliance with our standard plans and details.

4) Learn what happens after your sewer permit has been issued
  • Pierce County's Sewer Division must inspect the sewer construction before it is accepted by the County.
  • Review the standard forms and plans to make sure you are in compliance.

Final Sanitary Sewer Development Specifications

The 2012 Sanitary Sewer Development Specifications is now final and the Sewer Standard Details Manual is in the process of being finalized.

Contact Us

Design Engineering
& Construction Manager

Karl Imlig, P.E.
Email Karl Imlig

Residential, Commercial &
Industrial Connections
Steve Chanfrau, P.E.
Email Steve Chanfrau

Pierce County Public Works and Utilities
9850 64th Street W
University Place, WA 98467
Ph: (253) 798-4050

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