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Permit to Install Sewer House Connection


City Environmental Protection, Department of

A Permit to Install Single/Multiple Premise(s) Sewer House Connection(s) allows the applicant to install a new house sewer connection to a City or private sewer.

This permit is required for:

  • Construction businesses that will need to temporarily discharge groundwater to a sanitary, storm or combined sewer but do not have a sewer connection
  • Businesses that have an existing, but inoperative sewer connection

Construction projects that lower the groundwater table during construction, regardless of the size of the construction project, must comply with the Sewer Use Regulations established in Title 15 of the Rules of the City of New York (RCNY) Chapter 19, linked below under Additional Information.

NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Water and Sewer Permitting Section
59-17 Junction Blvd, 3rd Floor LR
Flushing, NY 11373-5108

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Sewer Connections

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