Sewer Regulations

Access the Town's Sewer Regulations by viewing the Tewksbury's Sewer Regulations (PDF).

Town of Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Sewer regulations controlling the use of public and private sewers; the installation and connection of building sewer system(s); and providing penalties for violation.

Pursuant to the provisions of  Massachusetts General Law (M.G.L.), c. 83, Section 10, and Section 12 of the Town of Tewksbury Charter, the Town of Tewksbury (the Town), acting through its Town Manager, establishes the following regulations governing the use of public and private sewers. The Town Manager shall be the only town official authorized to issue a variance of these regulations.

These regulations set forth uniform requirements for direct and indirect contributors into the publicly owned treatment works of the Town, and enable the Town to comply with all applicable requirements under Massachusetts and Federal law, including but not limited to, the Clean Water Act of 1977, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Number MA0100633 issued to the Lowell Regional Wastewater Utility and to which the Town acts as a co-permittee, by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and M.G.L., c. 21.

These regulations shall apply to Persons inside or outside the Town who are by contract or agreement with the Town, users of the Publicly Owned Treatment Works.

The Department of Public Works, acting through the Superintendent of Public Works or designated Person acting on behalf of the Superintendent, is responsible for the implementation and administration of these regulations.

These regulations may be examined and/or obtained at the Town of Tewksbury, Department of Public Works, 999 Whipple Road, Tewksbury, MA 01876. These regulations are also available by viewing the Tewksbury's Sewer Regulations (PDF).