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SDCI Closures, Service Updates, and Inspection Requirements

SDCI customer service areas remain closed until further notice and continue offering services online. King County has approval from the State Department of Health to allow all private construction activities that are low-risk and adhere to strict COVID 19 Job site Requirements. The City of Seattle has issued requirements for construction projects seeking inspections. The City WILL NOT INSPECT any site that does not follow these requirements.


Summary: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has limited options and restrictive requirements for allowing property owners, builders and developers to construct new and/or modify existing structures over an existing public sewer and/or storm drain mainline through a build-over agreement. This is due to the long term obligations SPU has to its stakeholders toward repairing, maintaining and upgrading the City of Seattleā€™s public sewer and storm drainage mainline infrastructure.

Date Revised: 07/20/2015

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