Small Diameter Water Service Connection
|What does it mean?
If you are constructing a new building, adding an addition , renovating an existing building, or demolishing an existing building that has water and sewer connections to the public system you will need approval from DC Water in order to obtain your Building Permit.
Generally, DC Water divides projects into two categories:
If your project does not include a water connection and you are not sure if you need approval from DC Water call DC Water Permit Operations Department at 202-646-8600.
|Does this apply to me?
|DC Water must review and approve the plans:
|When do I apply?
|Apply at least two months before DC Water approval is needed. This is assuming that the plans will be reviewed, questions/comments will be generated, and the plans will be modified and resubmitted for approval. It is not uncommon for this cycle to repeat two or three times before the plans are sufficient for approval.
|What do I need to submit?
Please submit the following information to DC Water:
|Where do I go and apply?
The applicant submits plans for review by DC Water at:
DC Water Permit Operations Department
|How long will it take?
|Each project is different. How long it will take to get approved plans depends on the number of submissions and the completeness of the plans that are submitted. DC Water review staff will complete each plan submission within 45 calendar days/30 business day per submission of the plan set.
|What do I Receive?
|A Water and Sewer Availability Certificate
|What are DC Water's fees for this?
|See the fee schedule for the cost of this service Make check payable to DC Water Credit Cards are also accepted at the 1100 4th St. SW office
|For more Info, call:
|Permit Operations Department at 202-646-8600.