Request for information- New Service Connections
procedures apply to customers who may have questions regarding new
service connections. These
connections include new constructions, fire sprinkler meters and
complete the Service
Availability Application and return it to our office.
New Service Requests - New Service Connections
procedures apply to new construction and establishing services for a
property for the first time.
The following steps must be completed when
establishing new service connections to qualify for water/sewer/fire
Plan checks require a minimum of three weeks for processing
All applicable fees must be paid prior to delivery of
Installation Fee 5/8" X 3/4" Meter
Facilities Capacity Charge
Facilities Capacity Charge
- Total Min. Fees:
All fees subject to
The following are the procedures for obtaining a service
availability letter for water, sewer and fire protection services from the
Running Springs Water District (District).
desiring water, sewer and fire protection services shall make application
at the District office. A plan check fee of $125 is due at the time of
application along with the submittal of the required plans prior to plan
check processing and issuance of service availability letters.
PLANS: At the time of application,
plans shall be submitted on 11" x 17" or larger sheets at a minimum scale of 1" = 10′, printed and
to form a complete set. Two
complete sets will be required with each application (one electronic copy
is also preferred). Plans must be signed by the person who prepared them.
be picked up within one month after notification by the District that plan check is complete. If plans are not picked up within one month, they will be
returned to the applicant and the $125 plan check fee will be retained by the District. If plans are resubmitted at a later date, an additional plan
check fee of $125 will be required. Each set of plans should
contain the following information:
description and general location
name, address and telephone number
and dimension location of existing and proposed structures including square
streets adjacent to the property
dimensions showing distance to structures on adjacent lots
grade (topographical survey) with elevations of the building site and the
surrounding lot area
PLAN CHECKS REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF THREE
(3) WEEKS FOR PROCESSING.
If it is
determined that adequate water, sewer and fire flow service is available,
a service availability letter will be issued. The Water, Sewer and Fire
Flow Service Availability letter will contain any required conditions the
applicant must comply with in order to receive service and will expire
one year from the date of issuance.
fees and charges must be paid prior to issuance of a permit to connect
and before actual physical connection to the District’s water and/or
District’s Water Service Application Card (Permit to Connect) must be
properly signed and on file at the District’s Office and all applicable
connection and capacity fees paid before the water meter will be
installed. Additionally, construction of the building foundation must be
completed or underway in order for the water meter to be installed. Weather
conditions may affect the time needed to install the water meter. The
owner or contractor must call at least one day prior to the request for
sewer connection inspection.
to the District’s water and/or sewer system must occur within one year
after date of issuance of a service availability letter and/or permit to
connect. If connection does not occur within one year, the fees shall be
returned to the customer, less a $50 administrative fee and any plan
check fees. The current fees and charges are above.