Residential Customers should:
Food Service and Commercial Establishments (back to top)
Utilities conducts on-site inspections (VIDEO) at least once a year to more than 4,000 restaurants and food service establishments to protect public health. These establishments are required to have a grease trap installed and and a contract with grease hauler company.
In 2000, Utilities began inspecting food services to protect public health and eliminate grease caused spills from food service establishments. Utilities conducts on-site inspections at least once a year to more than 4,000 food service establishments.
All automotive repair operations, vehicle wash facilities and other washing activities are required to have an oil separator installed.
Food Service and Commercial Establishments and staff should:
Grease Trap Installation:
Restaurants that would like to clean their own grease interceptors must have a septage management firm permit
Oil Water Separator Installation:
More information on protecting water quality:
If you have questions or would like to receive our brochure on the Oil and Grease Prevention Program, contact the system protection division at 704-336-4946.
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