FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease) - Food Service Establishments

The City of Norfolk has a program designed to partner with Food Service Establishments (FSEs) to help ensure Grease Control Devices (GCD) are in place and properly maintained.

FSEs are required to: 

  1. Register all GCDs (traps and interceptors) with the City of Norfolk Dept. of Utilities Water Quality FOG Program Manager.
  2. Have at least one employee become certified/maintain Best Management Practice (BMP) Certification.
  3. Keep all GCD/Yellow Grease Container cleaning and disposal logs onsite for at least 3 years.

FOG Approval & Registration

Note: Documents available in Chinese and Spanish by request.

Thank you for keeping Norfolk sewers grease free!

Find out more information about Norfolk’s FOG Program by contacting us:

Phone: 757-620-2688
Fax: 757-441-5639
Mail:  City of Norfolk, 6040 Waterworks Rd., Norfolk, VA 23502

24 HR Water & Sewer Emergency #757-823-1000

To request a presentation, brochures, posters, fight the fat lids, sink strainers or other public information services, please call 757-664-6730 or email