General Information

The Wastewater Management Program administers permitting, plan review, and oversight programs for onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS). Wastewater Management staff reviews development projects for OWTS compliance with Local Coastal Program requirements and State and local laws. Staff manages the City’s OWTS Operating Permit program to include OWTS practitioners' registration and training. The program contributes to the development of the Civic Center Wastewater Treatment Facility design and its implementation.

Program activities carry out City administrative functions, such as:

  • Authority having jurisdiction for inspections in connection with OWTS plans
  • LCP permitting authority for OWTS
  • Qualified Local Agency having delegated responsibility for implementation of State OWTS standards

Public Counter Hours

8:00 - 11:00 AM, Tuesday and Thursday
To schedule an appointment, call 310-456-2489, ext. 364