Property Owner Information
As shown by the photo below, private sewer line repairs can be very expensive and disruptive. On this page you will learn how to care for your private sewer line to avoid the kind of damage that can lead to costly sewer repairs.
If your private sewer line is backing up, your first call should be to our Sewer Maintenance office at (651)-266-9850. For all other problems or questions related to your private sewer line, pleas call our Service Desk at (651)-266-6234.
Ownership and Location of Your Private Sewer Line
As shown in the illustration below, your private sewer line extends from your home's foundation and includes its connection to the city's sewer main. Property owners in the city of Saint Paul are responsible for the maintenance and repair of their private sewer lines.
To learn more about your private sewer line and the City's sewer main that is connected to, click on the link below to watch the award winning video: Watch the Award Winning video: THE SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM: Whose Pipe is it Anyway?
Sewer Assessment Program Notification Form Note: This form was previously named Decline of Sewer Assessment Form