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North Clackamas Revitalization Area sewer hook-up grant program

This program provides grants to qualifying homeowners who live in areas of the North Clackamas Revitalization Area (NCRA) served by Clackamas County Service District No. 1 (CCSD#1) to pay for private sanitary sewer improvements.

The program does not pay for sewer assessments, system development charges or other connection charges, or monthly sewer fees. Homeowners should contact Water Environment Services, 503-742-4567, for information on available assistance programs for these costs and fees.


Grant funds are limited and grants will be made on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible homeowners.

Income limits

Annual gross income limits are as follows:

Total household size Maximum annual gross income
(effective May 1, 2016)
1 $41,100
2 $46,950
3 $52,800
4 $58,650
5 $63,350
6 $68,050
7 $72,750
8 $77,450

What type of work is eligible?

Improvements—up to a maximum of $7,500—include hiring a contractor(s) to re-plumb and connect the home to the public sanitary sewer and decommission the onsite wastewater disposal system.

To apply

Contact Water Environment Services to initiate the process. Our staff will confirm eligibility and refer you to the county’s Community Development division. They will send you an application.

County staff will then inspect the property and prepare construction specifications and cost estimates. We will make a list of pre-qualified contractors. You will need to obtain at least two bids from licensed and bonded contractors from the list.

Using county-supplied forms, you will then:

You do not have to select the lowest contractor bid, but the accepted bid must be within 10% of the county’s estimate. County staff will inspect the work. Funds cannot be used to pay for your labor as the homeowner.

Grant approval

The county Community Development Director will approve grant applications.

Rob Hungerford

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Water Environment Services

Phone number 503-742-4567
Address 150 Beavercreek Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
Hours Monday to Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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