Notice of a Sanitary Sewer Lateral Grant Program for the Richmond Municipal Sewer District
Public Funds Available Residents can apply for a grant to assist with lateral repairs. The city will distribute a budgeted amount in grants each fiscal year to help repair or replace private mains or laterals. The grants are for reimbursement of up to 50 percent of the repair costs and will be no more than $3,000 each. The city will continue accepting applications through the year. Primary domicile residents and tax-exempt public service organizations owning property within the Richmond Municipal Sanitary Sewer District can apply. Completed applications can be mailed or dropped off at City Hall (Engineering Services, Lateral Grant Program, 450 Civic Center Plaza, 94804). For questions, contact coordinator Gina DeLaTorre by email or at (510)307-8094.
Applications are available on the City’s website (fill-able PDF application) and at City Hall (450 Civic Center Plaza). The applications can be submitted to the City’s Engineering Services Department in person or by mail. The applications will have a receipt number, and time/date stamp based on the order they are received.
Applications will be received throughout the year (The grant program operates on a fiscal year cycle).
Only one grant per resident per property will be awarded. The application receipt number for the property owner will be valid until the grant is awarded or if the City determines that the applicant is not entitled to a grant. For any questions contact the Grant Coordinator, Gina DeLaTorre, at (510)307-8094 or