Streets & Sewer Division

The Street and Sewer Divisions are responsible for overseeing, maintaining and repairing streets, sidewalks and sewers. Please contact Public Works for any questions or concerns at (626) 403-7240.

Sewer Information

Did you know? Homeowners are required to maintain the lateral from their home, to the main sewer line, typically located in the street, or nearby easement. Maintaining the lateral includes keeping the lateral line flowing and free of debris such as roots, or grease.

Here are some helpful tips to minimize sewer problems :

  1. Maintain your lateral through proper cleaning, repair, and replacement.
  2. Do not place improper items into the sewer or make improper connections to the sewer.
    • Do not pour fats, oils, and grease in your drains as these products harden and stick to the inside of the sewer pipes, which build up and may eventually cause a blockage in the sewer pipe.
  3. Install a backflow preventer and clean-out in your sewer lateral.

Taking these simple steps can help keep the flow going, and prevent costly overflows and damage.

For more information, see Keep Roots Out of Your Sewer Lateral(PDF, 395KB).

Sewer Resources:

Trash Services and Street Sweeping

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Toll Free: (888) 336-6100
Office Hours: 7:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. (Monday-Friday); 7:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. (Saturday)

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Reporting Sidewalk/Pothole Repairs

Contact (626) 403-7370, Office Hours: 6:30a.m. - 5:00p.m. (Monday-Thursday), Closed Friday-Sunday.