Formed in 1991, the Northstar Community Services District (District) provides the Northstar community with a full range of public services, including; Sewer, Water, Fire Suppression, Snow Removal, Street Lighting, Solid Waste contracting, Multi-use Recreational Trails, and Road Maintenance. Throughout the years, the Northstar, Truckee and Tahoe areas has changed considerably. At the same time, sanitary sewer technology continues to improve. The rapidly changing community, improved technology, and a progressive District Board attitude have combined to maintain the excellence of the sanitary sewer facilities that exist today. The Districtís Sewer Ordinance reflects our commitment to providing the highest quality sewer services.
The purpose of the Districtís Sewer Ordinance is to provide the public with an accessible document stipulating requirements and guidelines applicable to all sanitary sewer facility construction and maintenance within the District boundaries. To see a map of the District boundary click here . The District Sewer Ordinance also establishes charges for services and provides a method for the collection of charges.
This web page contains links to information in the Sewer Ordinance regarding standards for sewer system design, development, repair, and construction. It also contains links to information in the Sewer Ordinance that is relevant to the development of new sewer systems, District code enforcement, and much more.
For complete PDF version of the Districtís Sewer Ordinance, click here
Information regarding sewer treatment can be found here
The District's Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP) can be found here For more information, or to comment on the District's Sewer System Management Plan, please contact Eric Martin Via Email or call (530) 562-0747
All requests for variances or deviations from standards in the Districtís Sewer Ordinance shall be submitted, in writing, by the owner or their agent to the General Manager. It is incumbent upon the requestor to secure such written permission and not to assume that permission will be forthcoming for said variances or deviations.
For a list of definitions and abbreviations used in the Sewer Ordinance, click here
o The District will conduct a plan set review of the proposed commercial project. The purpose of this plan check review is to verify that the District has the capacity to provide sewer services to the proposed project.
* Will Serve Letter
o A Will Serve Letter for an individual parcel may be issued by the District at the request of the owner/agent. The Will Serve Letter provides an assurance to the owner/agent that the District has sufficient capacity to provide sanitary sewer services for the proposed commercial project on that parcel. The Will Serve Letter is based upon a plan check review.
* Transfer of Title of a Partially Completed Project
* Excessive Projected Waste Flows
* Large Land Developments
* When Sewer Permit is not Required
The District may collect all fees and deposits upon submittal for Plan Check Review.
Plan Check Review is performed on a first come, first served basis.
See the Ordinance for important information regarding changes to plans, time limits, and required information for a plan check review.