New/Upgraded Service Connections

 New Water Service Connections
If you are a new residential, commercial, industrial or multiple unit developments customer, and there is no existing meter or connection for a meter on the premise, the following information will guide your service request.

Will Serve Letter Application Steps

  • Determine if your site is within the Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) boundaries.
  • Submit a Request for Will Serve Letter and pay Will Serve Letter application fee of $125.00.
  • The District will issue or deny a Will Serve Letter based on the submitted information in the application.
  • The Will Serve Letter will expire one year after it is issued.

Will Serve Letter Request

Steps following the Will Serve Letter

For projects that do NOT require the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and/or Conditions of Approval from City/County
Will Serve Letter Instructions for projects that DO NOT require CEQA and/or Conditions of Approval

For projects that DO require CEQA and/or Conditions of Approval from City/County
 Will Serve Letter Instructions for projects that DO require CEQA and/or Conditions of Approval
 

Upgraded Service Connections
For residential, commercial, institutional, industrial or multiple unit buildings (where there is an existing meter) undergoing retrofits that might include one or more of the following:

  • Hazard level change (the type of business change)
  • Plumbing fixture count change
  • Fire sprinkler upgrade

Steps to apply for a Connection Upgrade

  • No hazard level change (no business type change)
  • No plumbing fixture count change
  • Fire sprinkler upgrade

Will Serve Letter Request – Fee $125

Service Application – Deposit $350

  • Submit plans and specifications for SVWD review
  • SVWD reviews and comments, issues Notice to Proceed (prior to City issuing Construction Permit) – Fee $357, fire service
  • Start and complete construction
  • Contact SVWD to schedule the inspection and pay fees
  • SVWD installs the meter
  • Submit Start Service Form
  • No hazard level change (no business type change)
  • Plumbing fixture count change
  • Fire sprinkler upgrade

Will Serve Letter Request – Fee $125

Service Application – Deposit $1000-$5000

  • Submit plans and specifications for SVWD review
  • SVWD reviews and comments, issues Notice to Proceed (prior to City issuing Construction Permit) – Fee $357 fire service, Fee if meter size upgraded 
  • Start and complete construction
  • Contact SVWD to schedule the inspection and pay fees
  • SVWD installs the meter
  • Submit Start Service Form
  • Hazard level change (no business type change)

  • Plumbing fixture count change

  • Fire sprinkler upgrade

Will Serve Letter Request – Fee $125

Service Application – Deposit $1000-$5000

  • Submit plans and specifications for SVWD review
  • SVWD reviews and comments, issues Notice to Proceed (prior to City issuing Construction Permit) – Fee $357 fire service, Fee if meter size upgraded
  • Start and complete construction
  • Install backflow device
  • Contact SVWD to schedule the inspection and pay fees
  • SVWD installs the meter
  • Submit Start Service Form

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