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Private Sewer Lateral Cost Sharing Program
Effective 9/6/16:
The City of San Mateo is suspending the Private Lateral Cost Sharing Program as of Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5:00pm and will not be accepting any new applications until additional funding has been secured. 

Property owners with applications on file prior to 5:00pm Tuesday, September 6, 2016 remain in the program to complete their lateral replacement, in compliance with the program requirements to be eligible for a cost sharing grant.

For questions, please contact Sandy Russell at (650) 522-7243 or
.  You can also check back after July 1, 2017 as additional grant funding may be available.
Healthy Home Pipe ImageThe Private Sewer Lateral Cost Sharing Program provides grants from the City of San Mateo to property owners for 50% of the cost of a full sewer lateral replacement (from where it exits the structure to the main line connection), with a maximum grant of $5,000. 

Spot repairs and partial repairs are not included in the cost sharing program.  All types of properties (residential, commercial, multi-family, etc.) that are located in the City of San Mateo are eligible for the full lateral replacement cost sharing.

For additional information, please see the Cost Sharing Program overview, Reimbursement Request, and the FAQ's.

Please note that funding for the program is limited and available on a first come, first served basis for the 2016-2017 fiscal year (July 2016 - June 2017) beginning July 1, 2016.

Staff Contact
Sandy Russell, Public Works, (650) 522-7243
City Hall, 330 W. 20th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403

Fax (650) 522-7301

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