What's Needed for a Side/Building
The following information is a guide for connecting a
building to the Kitsap County sewer system. Regulations and requirements are
in place to protect the health and environment of property owners, utility
customers, and the general public.
The portion of the lateral sewer pipe
that runs from the connection at the sewer main to the property line.
The continuation of the lateral
sewer pipe that runs from the property line to the connection to the
Regulations/Standards Governing the Sewer Utility:
Kitsap County Code Title 13 - Water and Sewer
reference 13.12 - Public Sewer System (Ordinance #55)
reference 13.14 - Sewer Fees (Ordinance #113)
Kitsap County Public Works Standards (in Adobe
Acrobat PDF format)
Division III Side Sewers and
Division VI Individual Grinder
Division VII Pipe Details and
All fees must be paid prior to connecting. The fees
include some or all of the following: [
Reference Sewer Utility Rates & Fees ]
Newcomer Assessment Fee, Developer Payback Fee, Saddle & Tap Fee, Building
Side Sewer Permit Fee, Lien Release Fee, Right-of-Way (ROW) Permit Fee.
Building Sewer Permit -
It is unlawful for any person to construct a building sewer without first
having obtained a building sewer permit from Public Works. Filling out the
Building Side Sewer Permit Worksheet will expedite the permit process
(complete the boxes and print it out before bringing it into the office).
When choosing a contractor, the property owner is required to use one of
the Kitsap County's licensed side sewer contractors. The contractors have
passed a written exam with the Sewer Utility Division to become licensed and
are therefore, knowledgeable with the County's regulations and
A Right-of-Way (ROW) permit is required if any part
of the side sewer piping is installed in the roadway or within the road
right-of-way of Kitsap County Roads.
When a building cannot meet the requirements to gravity into the County
sewer system, then a property owner may have the option to install an
individual pump system (IPS). An IPS requires an operation and maintenance
agreement included in the submittal.
Other Forms: **ALL FORMS IN ADOBE ACROBAT PDF FORMAT**
Kitsap County Public Works
Sewer Utility Division
(360) 337-5777 or (800) 825-4940