Where Can I Find Additional Information on the Portable Toilet and Septic Hauler Program?
Septic Hauler Regulations
Septic Haulers must comply with the San José Municipal Code Chapter 9.08. Failure to comply may result in permit revocation, suspension, or enforcement. Any spills occurring on the RWF's premises must be reported immediately to (408) 887-4070. Refer to the Portable Toilet and Septic Hauler Fact Sheet for additional requirements and information or call (408) 945-3000.
Septic Haulers must have valid permits from both the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health (DEH) and the City of San José. The City of San José Receiving Station Use Permit is valid for 3 years and must be renewed 30 days prior to the expiration date.
How Do I Obtain the Necessary Permits?
To obtain the Santa Clara Department of Environmental Health (DEH) Permit:
Call the Department of Environmental Health Solid Waste Program at (408) 918-1961 to schedule an appointment to have your vehicle inspected and submit an Environmental Health Permit Application.
The Department of Environmental Health Septic Tank, Chemical Toilet and Grease Waste Pumper Management provides additional information.
To obtain the City of San José Receiving Station Use Permit:
Call the City of San José's Environmental Services Department, Watershed Protection Division at (408) 945-3000 to schedule an appointment to review and submit the following:
Current Delivery and Disposal Fees