What is a sewer cleanout?

A sewer cleanout is a point of access where the sewer lateral can be serviced. According to Special District specifications, it should be 4-inch in diameter with a tight-fitting steel or plastic cap over it. Two cleanouts are typically installed at each house or building. One is located just outside of the building (plumbing cleanout), and one is located at the property line (property line cleanout).

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1. What is a sewer lateral?
2. Who owns the sewer lateral?
3. Does the District provide a sewer lateral (cleaning) service?
4. What is a sewer cleanout?
5. How can I tell if my home has a sewer cleanout?
6. I cannot locate my sewer cleanout? What can I do?
7. Can I get the District to install a sewer cleanout if I do not have one?
8. What do I have to do to get a sewer cleanout installed at my home/business?