Tree Root Notification Program
There is a problem with my sewer lateral. Will the City fix it?
Why doesn't the City repair my property's sewer lateral under the street (the lower lateral)?
Can my plumber work on my sewer line?
What kind of pipe can I use to repair my sewer line?
What type of permit is required?
How do I hire a reliable contractor?
Who do I contact for more information on protecting my sewer?
Who do I call to report a sewer spill?
Who do I call to report sewer odor?
a city-owned tree causes root intrusion or damage to a sewer lateral
located under a City street, who has the responsibility for lateral
cleaning or repair?
For further information:
City of Los Angeles
Department of Public Works
Bureau of Sanitation
Wastewater Engineering Service Division
Lateral Root Notification Program
2714 Media Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Other useful contact information:
Sewer Customer Service: (323) 342-6006