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Deputy District Manager

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Office Hours:
M-F, 8am-5pm

Permits Counter:
M-F, 8am-4:30pm

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Cupertino Sanitary District
Cupertino Sanitary District

Cupertino Sanitary District provides sewer service to over 23,000 customers within the communities of Cupertino, portions of Saratoga, Sunnyvale, Los Altos and unincorporated areas within Santa Clara County.

Our Mission

To protect the public health and environment. To provide for safe and cost-efficient collection of sewage waste within Cupertino Sanitary District. To provide for effective conveyance to the Treatment Plant.

Sewer backing up? CALL US FIRST . . .  

(408) 253 7071 M-F, 8am-5pm

or (408) 299-2507, After Hours

We will respond to sewer backup calls 24/7.
Do NOT send an email for sewer backups.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON CONSIDERATION OF RATE INCREASE FOR FY2019-20: On May 1, 2019, at 7:00 PM, the Cupertino Sanitary District Board is scheduled to conduct a public hearing on proposed increases to the Sewer Service and Use Charges.  These charges are paid by residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial users of the sanitary sewer system. 

At the hearing, staff will be proposing a residential rate increase not to exceed 12% for FY 2019-2020.  Non-residential customer rates will increase proportionately.

Protests must be in writing and received by the District prior to the close of the public hearing on May 1, 2019.

Click here for a full copy of the public notice that was posted in the Cupertino Courier and Saratoga News.

Notice of Meeting Cancelation: The regular Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 6, 2019 has been canceled. The next regular Board meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. If you have any questions please contact the District office at (408) 253-7071.

APPROVED ORDINANCE NO. 123 - NEW FEES EFFECTIVE 12/18/2018 - On December 5, 2018, the District held a public hearing on Proposed Fees and Charges Increase. There were no comments or protests from the public and the Board approved Ordinance No. 123, Amending Chapter VII, “Permits, Fees, and Service Charges” of the Cupertino Sanitary District Operations Code Relating To Permits and Fee Charges.  

Ordinance 123 amends Chapter VII of the Cupertino Sanitary District Operations Code increasing permit fees, sewer service connection charges, wastewater treatment plant capacity fees, and pump station zone fees for all residential, commercial, and industrial users in the District.

WHEREAS, District has completed an analysis of the permits, connection, and treatment plant capacity fees it imposes and has produced a study titled, “District Connection and Capacity Fees Study” dated November 1, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the Board desires to add new system connection fees, treatment plant capacity fees, and pump zone fee based on the Fee Study; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance provides for four separate fee categories; Article 1 covers Administrative Connection and Disconnection Fees, Article 2 covers System Connection Fees, Article 3 covers Treatment Plant Capacity Fees, and Article 4 covers Pump Zone Fee.

PASSED AND ADOPTED at a regular meeting of the Sanitary Board of the Cupertino Sanitary District held on the 5th day of December 2018 by the following vote:

AYES: Directors Kwok, Bosworth, Chen, Saadati, and Gatto

NOES: None

A certified copy of the full text of this Ordinance shall be posted in the office of the District Clerk at 20863 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Suite 100, Cupertino, CA 95014, and on this website, click here.

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    20863 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Suite 100
    Cupertino, CA 95014
    Phone: (408) 253-7071
    Fax: (408) 253-5173

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