Effective 7/1/2017:
The City of San Mateo is suspending the Private Lateral Cost Sharing Program as of Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 8:00am and will not be accepting any new applications until additional funding has been secured. 

Property owners with applications on file prior to 8:00am, January 20, 2015 must complete their lateral replacement, in compliance with the program requirements, and submit all required documentation, no later than Friday, February 27, 2015 at 5:00pm to be eligible for a cost sharing grant.

For questions, please contact Sandy Russell at (650) 522-7243 or [email protected].  You can also check back after July 1, 2015 as additional grant funding may be available.

The Private Sewer Lateral Cost Sharing Program provides grants from the City of San Mateo to property owners for 50% of the cost of a full sewer lateral replacement (from where it exits the structure to the main line connection), with a maximum grant of $5,000.
Spot repairs and partial repairs are not included in the cost sharing program.  All types of properties (residential, commercial, multi-family, etc.) that are located in the City of San Mateo are eligible for the full lateral replacement cost sharing.
For additional information, please see the Program Application, the Cost Sharing Program overview, the Reimbursement Request form, and the FAQ‘s.
Please note that funding for the program is limited and available on a first come, first served basis for this fiscal year 
For more info  please click on the link

http://www.cityofsanmateo.org/index.aspx?nid=1910