Water and Sewer Tap-in Plan Review

Any development or redevelopment proposing new taps, increasing flow to existing taps, or increasing storm flow to a new or existing storm system is required to submit tap-in plans stamped by a Pennsylvania certified engineer for our review.

General Requirements

Engineer reading plans on drawing table.

Applicants must complete the following steps prior to tap-in drawing review:


Permits are not valid and no work can begin until all fees are paid.

Submission Requirements

All drawings are to be submitted electronically via e-Builder. In addition to the tap-in plans, applicants are required to complete and submit the Development Permit application form.

Each tap-in plan must meet our minimum requirements and show our most recent standard tapping details. The Developer’s Manual contains a full set of instructions to complete the application and supporting documentation. Our standard details are available for download.

The most relevant sections of the Developer's Manual for tap-in specific information includes:

Section 6: Tap-in Procedures 

PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit

Any work occurring within a PennDOT right-of-way will require a Highway Occupancy Permit. Some common roads that are owned by PennDOT are Butler Street, Baum Boulevard, Carson Street, East Ohio Street, Banksville Road, and West Liberty Avenue.

Contact our Development Coordinator with any questions. 

Jordan Treaster

E: jtreaster@pgh2o.com