Private Sewer Lateral Cost Sharing Program


We are no longer accepting applications for the 2019/2020 fiscal year.

We will be accepting applications for the program for the new fiscal year, starting July 1, 2020. 

Application and bids must be approved prior to the replacement of your full sewer lateral. This program does not have a retroactive component and funds are awarded on a first come/first serve basis. 

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The Private Sewer Lateral Cost Sharing Program provides grants 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 within city limits are eligible for the full lateral replacement cost sharing.

For additional information, please see the Cost Sharing Program overview, the 2018/2019 Fiscal Report, and Reimbursement Request.


Angela Romanini, Public Works, (650) 522-7300
City Hall, 330 W. 20th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403
Fax (650) 522-7301