Sewer & Water Service Installations, Repairs / Disconnects

Permits and inspections for the installation, repair or disconnects of water and sewer services are required by the City of Arvada. Please review the guidelines before applying for your permit.


Fees for repairing or installing water and sewer lines are dependent on the work to be done plus sales and use tax will be applied based on the job value. Please see the Right-of-Way (ROW) Fees under "resources" for a list of fees. Credit card payments can be made online once the permit is approved. Payments by cash or check can be made by making arrangements with the Engineering staff by calling 720-898-7640 during normal business hours.


Inspections are completed on a daily basis Monday through Friday between 8 am and 3 pm, and must be scheduled online by 6 am of the desired day of inspection. To schedule inspections please visit Arvada Permits and login with your Arvada Contractor license (AEC Number ) and password.

Required Inspections

ROW Wet Utility Additional Inspections if:

  • If there is concrete in the Right-of-Way being replaced schedule ROW Concrete.
  • If Asphalt is being patched schedule ROW Patching.

All statuses of inspections and inspection notes are available on Arvada Permits by logging into your account and clicking on the permit number and then selecting the inspections tab. On completion of every inspection, an email will be sent to the contractor with an update of the inspection results.

Closing the Permit

The permit will be closed once the inspector has determined that the work has been approved and has finished the inspections. Please review Arvada Permits for updates. Permits with asphalt or concrete patching will be subjected to a two year review. If repairs are required, the contractor will be required to complete the repair within 14 days of notice.

Warranty for Asphalt & Concrete Restoration

A final warranty inspection will be completed for asphalt and concrete restoration if applicable within 1 year and 10 months of closing this permit. The contractor will be notified by the City of Arvada Engineering Division if repairs must be made prior to final acceptance of work.