Permits and Inspections

Oro Loma Sanitary District adopted an ordinance regulating the installation and connection of sanitary sewers, establishing a permit system, adopting a schedule of fees and deposits, and providing liabilities and penalties for violation.  Click on the link below for the full text of the ordinance.

Download Permits and Inspections Ordinance-35-16

Obtaining Permits

All permits are available at the Oro Loma Sanitary District office at 2655 Grant Avenue in San Lorenzo, California. Click here for our office address and contact information. Please call 510-276-4700 for an appointment before you come into the office. Typical permit counter hours are 7:30am to 4:30pm; later hours are available on Mondays through Thursdays by appointment.

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(510) 276-4700 Oro Loma Sanitary District Office 24/7 Emergency Response

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(800) 606-6606 Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste

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Permit Costs

Permits costs are currently as follows:

  • Permit fee: $30.00
  • Inspection: $250.00 per unit

NOTE: Credit cards can be used for single unit repair permits only. All other permits must be paid by check.

Permits for Repairs

Permits for repairs to existing lateral connections can be obtained in two ways:

  • Over the counter at the Oro Loma Sanitary District office.
  • Through the District website Scroll to the bottom of the page and follow the directions.

Permits for New Connections

Permits for new connections can be obtained at the Oro Loma Sanitary District office.
For the appointment bring:

  • Development plans
  • Check book. Credit cards are not accepted for anything other than single unit repair permits

District Standards can be downloaded at the following link:
OLSD District Standards

District Ordinances Pertaining to repairs, new connections, and fees