Who is responsible for the sewer lateral?

All sewer laterals belong to the property owner from the home or building to and including the connection at the City main. Property owners are responsible for all costs relating to their sewer lateral, including; installation, connection, maintenance, repair, reconstruction, alteration, abandonment, or removal to prevent inflow and infiltration.

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1. What is a sewer lateral?
2. I have a question about my specific lateral, who can I speak to?
3. How long does a sewer lateral last?
4. Who is responsible for the sewer lateral?
5. What problems are associated with damaged sewer laterals?
6. I've been notified that my sewer lateral needs to be replaced or repaired, now what?