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									                                                                                                Fact Sheet
State of Ohio Environmental Protection Agency



June 2008
                                             Permit-to-Install Requirements
                                             For Sanitary Sewer Projects

     Anyone who plans to construct a         Building Drain -That part of the           Permit Regulations
wastewater collection, conveyance,           lowest piping of a drainage system
storage, treatment or disposal facility      that receives the discharge from soil,
                                             waste and other drainage pipes inside
                                                                                        From Ohio Administrative
must apply for and receive a wastewa-                                                   Code (OAC) 3745-42-02
ter permit- to-install (PTI) from the        and that extends 30 inches (762 mm)
                                             beyond the walls of the building and
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency                                                    Permit to install and plan approv-
                                             conveys the drainage to the building
(Ohio EPA) before beginning construc-                                                   als for disposal systems - Except as
                                             sewer.
tion.                                                                                   provided in paragraphs (B) to (D)(3) of
      This includes facilities that handle                                              this rule, no person shall cause,
                                             Building Sewer - That part of the
wastewater from businesses, indus-                                                      permit or allow the installation of a new
                                             drainage system that extends from the
tries, commercial operations and                                                        disposal system or cause, permit or
                                             end of the building drain and conveys
anything other than one-, two- or three-                                                allow the modification of a disposal
                                             the discharge to a public sewer, private
                                                                                        system without first obtaining an
family dwellings. If multiple homes or       sewer, individual sewage disposal
                                                                                        individual permit to install, a general
buildings connect to a common sewer          system or other point of disposal.
                                                                                        permit to install or plan approval from
or disposal system, a PTI is needed                                                     the director.
for the common sewer or disposal                                                              With regard to disposal systems,
system.                                      From Ohio Revised Code
                                                                                        application for a permit to install shall
     This fact sheet is provided to
                                             (ORC) 6111.01
                                                                                        include plans for the disposal system
clarify at what point in the sewer                                                      and issuance of a permit to install
                                             Disposal System - A system for
system a PTI is needed.                                                                 shall constitute approval of plans for
                                             disposing of sewage, industrial waste
                                                                                        the disposal of waste and for the
                                             or other liquid wastes, and includes
                                                                                        disposal system pursuant to sections
                                             sewerage systems and treatment
Definitions                                  works.
                                                                                        6111.44 and 6111.45 of the Revised
                                                                                        Code.
From Ohio Administrative                     Sewerage System - Pipelines or
Code (OAC) 4101:3 - Ohio                     conduits, pumping stations and force
Plumbing Code                                mains and all other constructions,         Where can I get more
                                             devices, appurtenances and facilities      information?
Building - Any structure consisting of       for collecting or conducting water-
foundations, walls, columns, girders,        borne sewage, industrial waste or               If you have questions or need
beams, floors, and roof or combination       other wastes to a point of disposal or     more information, contact Ohio EPA’s
of any number of these parts, with or        treatment but does not include building    Division of Surface Water at your local
without other parts or appurtenances.        drains and subdrains, building sewers      district office. For district office bound-
                                             and building storm sewers.                 aries and contact information, see
                                                                                        www.epa.state.oh.us/.




                   Division of Surface Water, P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, Ohio 43216-1049 (614) 644-2752
                                                     www.epa.state.oh.us
Permit-to-Install Requirements
For Sanitary Sewer Projects

Permitting Scenarios
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1.   Two or more building sewers                                                                                 1
     combine outside of the building.
     This scenario would not require a
     PTI as long as only conveyance                   2
     systems (gravity pipe) are used
     to transport the wastewater to
     the public sewer.                                                                                           3


2.   A single building sewer connects                4
     to the public sewer. This scenario
     would not require a PTI as long
     as only conveyance systems are
     used to transport the wastewater
     to the public sewer.
                                                                                                 Property Line
                                                      6
3.   Single sewers from two different
     buildings connect before flowing                               Manhole *
     to the public sewer. This scenario                                                                          5
     would require a PTI from the point
     the pipes connect until they
     reach the public sewer.
                                               * With restrictions as outlined below                                 7
                                                                                                WWTP
4.    A single building is split into
     separate sections by firewalls. A
     building drain from each section
     connects with the other sections’
     drains outside the building. This
     scenario would require a PTI from
                                          6.    The building sewer enters a                7.   The building sewer connects
     the point where the building
                                                manhole prior to draining to the                directly to the wastewater
     drains connect to the each other
                                                public sewer. This scenario would               treatment plant. This scenario
     and on down to the public sewer.
                                                not require a PTI as long as the                would require a PTI for the
                                                manhole:                                        building sewer.
5.   The building sewer crosses
                                                • is located on a sewer lateral
     property lines before connecting
     to the public sewer. This scenario           and upstream of any collector            8.   The common or collector sewer
                                                 sewer;                                         requires a PTI no matter who will
     would not require a PTI as long                                                            own it (private or public).
     as only conveyance systems are
     used.                                      • includes not more than one
                                                 influent pipe; and

                                                • does not house any equipment,
                                                  such as a pump.

								
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