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Hydrant Permit Application

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Hydrant Permit Application


Hydrant Permit Application Procedure


Complete the on line application. After review, a representative of SCWA will contact you to schedule an appointment.   Vehicle inspection(s) will be performed by appointment only at:


            Customer Service Center, 2045 Route 112, Suite 5, Coram

Phone (631) 698-9500


            Construction Maintenance Bldg, 4060 Sunrise Hwy, Oakdale

Phone (631) 563-0266


Permits will be issued when all of the following requirements are met:


A.    Name, address and telephone number of the company must be permanently affixed on both sides of the vehicle (minimum 3" lettering).


B.     Truck must be equipped with an adjustable hydrant wrench, an air gap 2x the diameter of the fill pipe, and a 1.5" fill pipe gate or ball valve permanently mounted on the fill pipe*


*If the tank is not fitted with filler pipe and air gap:  A Reduced Pressure Zone Assembly (RPZ) must be permanently mounted on the vehicle and a copy of a current passing test form must be presented (even if the RPZ is newly purchased).


C.     A copy of the vehicle registration must be presented to SCWA representative.


D.    Pesticide applicators must provide a copy of NYS pesticide business/agency registration to SCWA representative.


E.     For permit types without a vehicle inspection, an RPZ is required.  The RPZ and current passing test form must be brought to the designated SCWA office.


Check or Money Order will be accepted at both locations for the designated fee(s).   Cash will only be accepted at our Customer Service Center in Coram.



In certain instances when more than 5 vehicles from the same company require inspection we may be able to come to your premise to perform the inspection.  Contact the Customer Service Center at (631) 698-9500 for more information. 


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By submitting this document the applicant assumes any and all liability that may result from the improper use of fire hydrants. Failure to follow permit regulations will result in revocation of permit.