• Sewer Lateral Ordinance in Santa Cruz City

    October 9, 2017 | By Roy Farrens

    The City of Santa Cruz is working on enacting a new city ordinance that places more regulations on privately owned sewer laterals. A sewer lateral is an underground pipe that connects a home to the main city sewer line under the street. The sewer lateral is the homeowner’s responsibility to maintain, not the city’s. What is the ordinance? This ordinance will require sewer laterals… Read more »