Water Pollution Control Authority

The City of Shelton Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, and improvements of over 120 miles of sanitary sewer lines and 3,344 sanitary sewer manholes within the City.

By Connecticut State statute [Chapter 103 – Sections 245 through 273] the WPCA is a separate legal entity from the City of Shelton and has the authority and the responsibility to plan, acquire, construct, equip, extend, enlarge, maintain, repair, reconstruct, operate, supervise, and manage a municipal sewerage system for the benefit of the City of Shelton.

The WPCA may establish fair and reasonable charges for connection with and for the use of a sewerage system.  The office is also charged with enforcing the DEEP mandated FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease) program which involves food service establishments within the city.


Sanitary Sewer Permit and Forms

A sewer permit is needed for any sewer lateral disconnects, reconnections, repairs, replacement or new installations.


Excavation Permits – If You Need to Excavate into the Street for Sanitary Sewer

Excavation Permits are required for the installation, replacement, or repair of sanitary sewer connections into a City Street or City property.


Application Form to connect to the City of Shelton’s Sewer System

(only needed for more than one house or any commercial or industrial connection)


FOG (Fats, Oil and Grease) Forms and Information


Ordinances – City of Shelton

  • Ordinance 336Use and Discharge of Substances into Public Sewers
  • Ordinance 215Providing for Required Use of Public Sewers
  • Ordinance 217Providing for Sewer Benefit Assessment Regulations
  • Ordinance 849Providing for Discharge of Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG)


NOTE:  The WPCA is not responsible for City water or septic systems.

Contact Aquarion at 203-337-5910 for assistance with City water.

Contact Naugatuck Valley Health District (NVHD) at 203-881-3255 for assistance with septic issues.


City Hall Room
54 Hill Street – Third Floor


203-924-1555 Extension 1511




Tuesday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Dept. Head:

William Eannotti, Sewer Administrator

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