Sewer Repairs

Application Requirements:
Permits are required for all sewer repairs.

The following is needed to apply for permit:
  • Completed permit application or a plumbing permit application if work being completed by a licensed plumber
  • Letter of Intent with corporate seal if work being completed by a licensed plumber
  • Application fee of $200   
  • Homeowner's Affidavit required if any work being completed by the homeowner   
  • The total cost of all work
Inspections Required:
Most sewer repairs are done on an emergency basis. An inspection is required by the plumbing inspector upon completion of the work, but before site is backfilled. You can set up a same-day inspection by sending an online inspection requestor calling 708-403-6225 or 708-403-5300. Regular inspection hours are between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday.