Water and Sewer Plan Review
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Water and Sewer Plan Review Section
To submit plans for review upload documents through the Gwinnett County’s website link: https://aca-prod.accela.com/GWINNETT/Welcome.aspx
Water Bill Information
The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources (DWR) is located at 684 Winder Highway in Lawrenceville. Their offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to accept payments, establish or discontinue water service, and answer any questions that you might have.
Fees are due at the time of issuance of the Development Permit:
- TV Inspection Fee: $45.00 plus $0.30 per linear foot 8" or larger pipe.
Note: Additional fees for TV inspection will be required if approved in more than one "phase or unit" AND will be collected at the time of re-approval. If a re-inspection fee is necessary, the additional inspection fees will be collected after the TV Inspection is complete.
- If installation of new stub off an existing line is required, a charge of $550.00 will be paid at the time of development permit.
Fees are due at time of issuance of the building permit. Fees are determined by the size of the water meter required for the project.
Utility Construction Permits
Utility Construction Permits are required for water and sewer projects that connect to existing Gwinnett County mains. In order to obtain a permit, the contractor must be on the list of approved contractors. A Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources inspector will be assigned to the project. It is the responsibility of the contractor to schedule a preconstruction meeting with the assigned inspector prior to beginning any water or sewer installation activity. For additional information or questions, please call the Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources at 678.376.6733.
Grease Management Program
The Grease Management Program is tasked with ensuring that commercial users of the wastewater collection system have properly sized interception capacity and conduct proper maintenance of the interceptor. All new commercial facilities whether a new building or new owners of existing facilities must have their grease trap capacity reviewed before a permit is granted to tie into the collection system. This capacity is determined by the size of the facility as well as the equipment used and menu items served. The Gwinnett County Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Ordinance contains specific requirements for fats, oils, and grease mitigation. For additional information or questions, please call the Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources at 678.376.6713.