The Internal Department Released its Wastewater Service Requests, Audit 15-08

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Chapter 26 of the Tampa Code of Ordinances requires anyone wishing to receive service through the City of Tampa to apply for service and provide the requested information on an application form accompanied by any plans, specifications, or other information deemed pertinent.

The City of Tampa’s Wastewater Department (Department) reviews applications for wastewater service according to a set of standard procedures specific to the type of service requested.  The Department has prescribed procedures for applicants depending on the nature of the request and details of the project including location, history and availability of current service, and size of water meter needed.  These procedures assign responsibilities to Department employees, detail documentation requirements, and prescribe a review process to ultimately determine whether the service request can and will be met by the City of Tampa.

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