Need an inspection in Clean Water Services' jurisdiction? To schedule an inspection, please call our hotline at 503.681.4444 at least 24 hours in advance. The type of inspection is dependent on the project activity.

Inspection Types

  1. Erosion Control Inspection 
    Required for single family home owners to occur prior to any footings constructed and for any other development, prior to any disturbance. 24 hours notice is required. 
    Erosion Control Vendors & Plant Resources (PDF, 128KB)
  2. Public Sanitary and Storm Sewer System Inspection
    24 hours notice is required.
  3. Maintenance Period Inspection and Completion
    After one year, materials and workmanship is inspected and after two years the vegetation for Vegetated Corridors and Water Quality Facilities is inspected.
  4. Line Tap Inspection  
    Inspection of a service lateral to the public main line. 
    Sanitary/Storm Line Tap Procedures (PDF, 2MB)
  5. Disconnection Inspection
    Inspection of the disconnection and capping of the service lateral. 
    Sanitary/Storm Disconnection Permits Fact Sheet (PDF, 753KB)


Inspection Hotline 503.681.4444

Mike McGough
Construction Inspection Supervisor

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