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.
Applicants must complete the following steps prior to tap-in drawing review:
- Submit a pre-development meeting request
- Submit a PWSA Water and Sewer Availability Letter Request
- Obtain a PWSA Water and Sewer Use Approval
- DEP Sewage Facilities Planning Module submitted if applicable
- Submit $250 review fee
Permits are not valid and no work can begin until all fees are paid.
Each tap-in plan must meet our minimum requirements and 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:
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.