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109 Graham Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Phone - 978-534-7596
Fax - 978-534-7599
Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Racine, Assistant Director
Do you have a Question, Comment, Concern or a Complaint?
Please direct them to the following:
978-534-7596 Ext 506
Necessary Steps to Connect to Leominster
• Obtain a Civil Engineer to design a Sewer Clearance Plan
showing format best suited for each individual home to abandon
the existing septic system and connect to the newly installed
• Submit Sewer Clearance Plan to the Department of Public Works
for review and approval of proposed design.
• Hire a City Of Leominster insured excavation contractor with
cash security to secure a permit and pay all necessary permit
fees to the City of Leominster. A list of currently insured
contractors is available at to the Department of Public Works.
• The contactor will arrange an inspection with the Public Works
Inspector to verify all excavation be performed in compliance
with the City standards and specifications.
• The contractor will supply the Department with an as-built
plan which will be recorded and kept on file for future
maintenance and upgrade purposes.
Sewer Connection Charges
All individual domestic units, including apartment and
condominium units, within the city will be charged one thousand
dollars per unit for connection.
This will serve as a connection and inspection fee that is valid
through the last day of the year in which the permit was issued.
In addition a charge of two dollars per gallon based on
calculations submitted with the sewer clearance form will be
1 BEDROOM - $1,000.00 PLUS $220.00 - $1,220.00
2 BEDROOM - $1,000.00 PLUS $440.00 - $1,440.00
3 BEDROOM - $1,000.00 PLUS $660.00 - $1,660.00
4 BEDROOM - $1,000.00 PLUS $880.00 - $1,880.00
THESE FEES WILL BE PAID BY THE CONTRACTOR WHEN THE PERMIT IS
TAKEN OUT AT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.
OUT OF TOWN
All individual domestic units including apartment units and
condominium units, out of the city, will be charged Three
thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500)_ per unit for connection.
In addition a charge of eight dollars per gallon based on
calculations submitted with their sewer clearance form will be
1 BEDROOM - $3,500.00 PLUS $ 880.00 - $ 4,380.00
2 BEDROOM - $3,500.00 PLUS $1,760.00 - $ 5,260.00
3 BEDROOM - $3,500.00 PLUS $2,640.00 - $ 6,140.00
4 BEDROOM - $3,500.00 PLUS $3,520.00 - $ 7,020.00
OUT OF TOWN INTERMUNICIPAL AGREEMENTS
CONNECTION CHARGES PER AGREEMENT
All commercial and industrial construction will be charged
according to the existing proposed Discharged/Day as noted on
Sewer Clearance Plan and calculated and/or
confirmed by the Engineering Department.
The above will serve as a connection and inspection fee that is
valid through the last day of the year in which the permit was