Storm & Sanitary Connections

The owner or owners agent is required to complete an application for sanitary and storm sewer service. This application is available from either the Engineering Department or Permits and Licences. Once completed please present the application with payment to the Permits and Licence Department for processing.

Locating Your Existing Services

White Rock Online Mapping System

Use White Rock's Online Mapping System (WROMS) to discover White Rock property information through an easy-to-use map interface. Launch WROMS to look up property information like:

  • Sanitary service approximate location and depth
  • Storm service approximate location and depth

Step-by-step guide  to locating storm and sanitary services in WROMS.

The City of White Rock's web-based mapping, “WROMS” is a compilation of geographic information drawn together from a variety of sources, historic and current, and does not necessarily include everything or anything for a particular purpose. The City of White Rock assumes no obligation or liability for the use of WROMS by any person and makes no representations or promises regarding the completeness or accuracy of WROMS or its fitness for a particular purpose.

Remember to contact Fortis BC at 1-800-474-6886 before you dig to confirm locations of gas lines.

Storm Sewer Service

Connection Fee - $4,000.

The owner of a single family lot is required to have a new Storm Sewer Service installed, complete with inspection chamber at property line, when constructing a new single family home or addition to an existing house. The fee for the installation and connection is $4,000. If a storm sewer main extension is required to service the lot, an additional fee for those works would also be the responsibility of the owner.

Sanitary Sewer Service

Connection Fee - $4,000.

The owner of a single family lot is required to have a new sanitary sewer service installed, complete with inspection chamber at property line, when constructing a new single family home or addition to an existing house. The fee for the installation and connection is $4,000. If a sanitary sewer main extension is required to service the lot, an additional fee for those works would also be the responsibility of the owner.

Capping of Service Connections

Notify White Rock's Department of Engineering and Operations (604) 541-2181 48 hours prior to demolition for scheduling of storm & sewer cap-offs.

Notify White Rock's Department of Engineering and Operations (604) 541-2181 when existing sewer exposed at the property ready for cap-off. A building permit will not be issued until confirmation of sewer cap-off. Remember to contact Fortis BC at 1-800-474-6886 before you dig to confirm location of gas lines.