The Petroleum, Oil, Grease and Sand Sector Control Policy (PDF) establishes City requirements for any facility that has the potential to discharge Petroleum, Oil, Grease and Sand (POGS) into the sanitary sewer system. POGS pollutants can contribute to sewer blockages causing sanitary sewer overflows and backups into homes and businesses and can interfere with equipment and processes in the sewer collection system and at the wastewater treatment plant.
All facilities that service vehicles and/or equipment or have an elevator are required to complete a City Vehicle/Equipment Service Facility Application (PDF) to determine the applicability of interceptor and/or elevator requirements and to determine proper interceptor sizing. All forms and applications must be entirely completed and returned with an original wet signature. Digital and electronic signatures will not be accepted per U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. This requirement applies to any non-domestic (i.e. commercial or industrial) facility and includes, but is not limited to: