Initiate Service

To initiate service, by connecting to the sanitary sewer system, please contact the Development Services Department at 760.238.5400


Here is an overview of the following steps are required to initiate new service with the Valley Sanitary District (VSD):


  1. Make an appointment to discuss your project with the VSD Development Services staff.
  2. Submit your application and plans for the project.
  3. A VSD Quotation for Service will be prepared.
  4. Submit payment (Capacity Connection Fee) to VSD.
  5. A Permit to Construct will be issued.
  6. Construct your private facilities, and the appropriate connection to the VSD system, in accordance with VSD standard.
  7. Schedule a VSD inspection of the completed work.
  8. Once a final inspection is complete, you will be issued signed Completion Notice and you will be allowed to discharge into the system.


A detailed description of the process will be outlined when you discuss your project.