Do I need a Wastewater Discharge Permit?

All non-residential wastewater dischargers may be required to complete a permit application. The purpose of the permit application is to identify the volume and characteristics of the wastewater to be discharged into the sanitary sewer. The following procedure will be utilized to determine whether or not a user must submit an application:

These questions are to be answered and will help with the review:

A "Yes" answer to any above item with a * means the IU is considered a Significant Industrial User (SIU) and will be permitted as such.

The District requires an industrial Wastewater Discharge Permit Application from a Significant Industrial User (SIU) at least 90 days before they wish to dispose of wastewater.

The District will issue industrial wastewater discharge permits to SIUs where pollutants of concern are, or have the potential to be, discharged at levels that could: impact the POTW, impact the environment, or affect worker health and safety.

Industrial users who are considered categorical, but who discharge no process wastewater to the sanitary sewer system will be issued a Non-Discharger Categorical Industrial User Permit (NDCIU),

The District may elect to issue discharge permits to non-Significant Industrial Users under a local control program. Examples of such industries may include, but are not limited to:

The District may also elect to issue permits to those industrial and commercial facilities without the need for monthly reporting or frequent oversight. These permits are classified as Best Management Practice (BMP) permits. BMP permits require less frequent inspection and oversight. Examples of such industries may include, but are not limited to:

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