Sewage Pumping Vehicles and Chemical Toilets in Los Angeles County

In Los Angeles County, Sewage Pumping Vehicle Operators, are required to obtain an annual Public Health Permit. The Land Use Program of the Environmental Health Division issue permits and performs sanitation inspections of pumper truck vehicles, chemical toilet pumping vehicles, and toilet rental agencies.

The Land Use Program processes and approves vehicle registration applications and performs inspections for sewage pumping vehicles for LA County.

Permit Application

Businesses that clean septic tanks, cesspools, chemical toilets, and sewage seepage pits are required to obtain an annual Public Health Permit to register their sewage cleaning and carrying vehicles. Submit an application along with the required information listed in the "Required Documentation" section on page 1 of the application.

Download Public Health Permit/License Application and Sewage Cleaning Vehicle Registration Application

Ongoing Documentation

Businesses are required to submit Quarterly Pumper Truck Reports electronically to the Department of Public Health Land Use Program at

Download Pumper Truck Quarterly Reporting Template

Report a Problem

If you see or encounter a problem with sewage pumping vehicles and/or chemical toilets, you may report the problem to the Environmental Health Call Center at (888) 700-9995 or file a complaint online.

Contact Us

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Tel: (626) 430-5380
Fax: (626) 813-3016

County of Los Angeles Public Health
Environmental Health
Land Use Program
5050 Commerce Drive
Baldwin Park, CA 91706