Moving from Septic to Sewer

If you are interested in converting from your aging septic system to City sanitary sewer, below is a step-by-step guide to assist you.  

**Before you get started, call Public Works Operations at 817-748-8079 to set up a site visit to determine sewer availability**

  1. Step 1 - Determining Sanitary Sewer Availability and Contacting the Public Works Sewer Division
  2. Step 2 - Contracting with a Licensed Plumber and Related Fees
  3. Step 3 - Utility Billing Application and Related Fees
  4. Step 4 - Abandoning Your Existing Septic System
  5. Step 5 - Contact the Tarrant County Public Health Department
  6. Sanitary Sewer Connection Incentive Program

Summary of Fees

Fee Amount
Plumbing Permit Fee $75
Waste Water Impact Fee (varies) $1000 - $1674.63
Sewer Tap Fee $1700

Questions?


  • Please call the Public Works Administration and Engineering Office at (817) 748-8098 with questions or for more information about the conversion process.
  • Please call the Public Works Operations Division at (817) 748-8082 with questions about sewer tap availability and/or to mark sewer tap locations.