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Green Tree
Dye Testing Request Information

***NOTICE*** Please be advised that beginning January 1, 2023, video camera inspection of the private sanitary sewer lateral will be required in addition to the dye test.


Any person selling, conveying, or transferring property located within the Borough of Green Tree shall apply for an "Evidence of Compliance" letter at least 14 days prior to the date of closing and pay the application fee of $110. The Borough requires a dye test and a video camera inspection of the property's sanitary sewer lateral to be completed by a plumber registered and licensed by the Allegheny County Health Department.

Application Process
  • Contact Todd Carter at 412-921-8029 to request a "Dye/Lateral Test & Inspection Report". After the required information is obtained, the "Dye/Lateral Test & Inspection Report" form and a map, indicating the observation manhole, will be sent to the email address provided or may be picked up in the Administrative Office, located at 10 West Manilla Avenue. This form must be completed by a plumber registered and licensed by the Allegheny County Health Department.

  • Once the plumber, hired by the applicant, completes the appropriate section of the "Dye/Lateral Test Inspection & Report" confirming that the property has been tested and certifying the results, this completed form will need to be emailed to Todd Carter or dropped off at the Administrative Office; and

  • Once payment of $110 is received; and

  • If there are no illegal stormwater, groundwater, or surface water connections or infiltration on the property, the Building Code Official will issue the "Evidence of Compliance" letter within 48 hours. If the dye/lateral test reveals ordinance violations, the "Evidence of Compliance" letter will not be issued until corrections are made and certified by the plumber.
  • Commercial occupancy permits will only be issued after an inspection of the property.
  • Lien letters, tax certifications, and occupancy permits will not be released until the dye/lateral test is complete.