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Freedom County Sanitation District


NOTICE - Public Hearing for Sewer Service Charges


WHEN: May 10th, 2022
WHERE: Board of Supervisors (Hybrid) - more info here.
WHAT: To consider approval in concept the establishment of sewer service charges for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.
The Freedom County Sanitation District is a non‐profit public agency providing sewage collection, treatment and disposal service to the Freedom area. The District's customers generate approximately 1.35 million gallons of sewage a day, which is transported to the wastewater treatment plant on Beach Street, owned and operated by the City of Watsonville. This plant has a capacity to treat a total of approximately 16.5 million gallons of wastewater per day to a quality level that meets stringent Environmental Protection Agency and State standards for discharge into Monterey Bay. Revenues to operate the District are collected yearly from residents and businesses that are connected to the sanitary sewer system.

Please note: This department does not provide service to those residents who reside within the Santa Cruz City Limits, Watsonville City Limits, or Scotts Valley City Limits.

Board Meetings and Agendas

Our dependant Sanitation Districts and CSAs - Board and Agenda - information is archived by the Clerk of the Board with the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Cruz. You can find upcoming information, prior agendas and recorded meetings, and other information by clicking the link provided below.

Board Meetings


FCSD District Code

Ordinance No. F-25 - An Ordinance Amending District Code Title 1 and 3 - Private Sanitary Sewer Collection Systems 

Ordinance No. F-27 - An Ordinance Amending District Code Title 3 - Private Sewer Maintenance


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