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Permit Contacts

The status of your permit application can be found online using your tracking number and the email address associated with the permit application. However, if you need to contact someone immediately, please call Ogechi Okpechi at 202-787-2510. For water or sewer emergencies, please call DC Water's Emergency Hotline at 202-612-3400.


Permit Contact Phone Number
Backflow Preventers Permit Operations Department 202-646-8600
Design Issues, Changes & Problems Ogechi Okpechi 202-787-2510
Fire Hydrant Flow Test Michael Omosun 202-646-8615
Ground Water Discharge Permit Elaine Wilson 202-787-4177
Job Numbers Deborah Lawrence 202-354-3656
Pre-Design Meeting Permit Operations Department 202-646-8600
Raze Permit Status Permit Operations Department 202-646-8600
Refund Questions Ivan Boykin 202-787-2706
Sheeting and Shoring Permit Status Permit Operations Department 202-646-8600
Single Family Home Permit Permit Operations Department 202-646-8600
Wastewater Discharge Permit Elaine Wilson 202-787-4177
Water Main Tap Scheduling Permit Operations Department 202-646-8600


Inspection/Construction Services

Activity Contact Phone Number/ E-mail
Inspection of Pipeline Construction,
Manholes, Pre-Cast Products
Construction Management  
Dexter Holmes 202-787-4024
Schedule CCTV Inspection Erik Hicks 202-787-4145
Dexter Holmes 202-787-4024
Inspection of Sewer Connection
and/or Abandonment
Tyrone Johnson, Jr. 202-802-8566
Tayo Olatunji 202-417-5743
Water Main Tap (2-inches diameter and smaller)
Water Service Abandonments (2” and smaller) Ronald Jackson 202-612-3553
Curtis Brown 202-612-3454
Water Service Connection and/or
Abandonment (3-inches diameter and larger)
Charles Tubbs 202-612-3567
Stephen Dixon 202-612-3527
Water and Sewer Emergency Number (24 hour) Customer Services 202-612-3400
Temporary Water Tap Connection Permit Operations Department 202-646-8600
Request Water Meter Set Installation
Fire Hydrant Use (Long and Short Term) 202-364-3144