Policies / Ordinances


The San Diego County Sanitation District operates under several ordinances. The four primary ordinances (laws) adopted by the Board of Directors are listed below.



Board Policies

In addition to ordinances, the District receives guidance on a variety of policy matters related to sewer services, planning and development, and financial criteria in the form of Board Policies.   There are ten Board Policies related to sewer issues that are available for download, click here or on the adjacent table to view polices.


The Sewer Lateral Policy -  Board Policy F-16 - is one of the most frequently asked about policies.  It delineates property owner responsibilities related to sewer lateral problems.