Grease Management Program

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Fats, Oils, and Greases

Incorrectly disposed fats, oils and grease can have severe unintended consequences on the environment, local wildlife, and the City’s wastewater collection system. Wastewater discharges containing high concentrations of fats, oils, and grease from restaurants and other food handling facilities contribute to more than half of the blockages and overflows in the City's wastewater collection system.

To effectively address the issue, the City developed a Grease Management Program to establish uniform permitting, maintenance, and monitoring requirements for controlling the discharge of grease from food service facilities into the City's wastewater collection system. The program includes a grease management ordinance and a list of available commercial grease haulers.

Pursuant to Florida Statute 403.0741 Gray Water Return, (decanting, backflushing, or discharging of removed waste back into the interceptor/trap) is prohibited in the State of Florida as of July 1, 2022.  Therefore, no Grease Waste Hauler may continue this practice in the City of St. Petersburg. The Grease Management Program Ordinance is in the process of being revised to reflect this statute.

Forms for Food Service Facilities

For more information on the ordinance or the Grease Management Program, call 727-892-5622 or email

Grease Removal Device Reporting

Formerly reported through the Grease Management Quarterly Report form, the system for recording the cleaning and maintenance of grease removal devices is now online through POM Portal. Create a user profile or log in below.

POM Portal

Tutorial videos can be viewed at When submitting the pumpout event information, please fill out the Step 3-Pumpout/Cleaning Details completely.

Grease Haulers

The businesses on the Grease Haulers List have agreed to provide services to food service facilities. Inclusion on the list does not imply endorsement or recommendation by the City of St. Petersburg. When contracting with a grease pumper, it is in the best interest of the business to find out how the contractor will dispose of the waste. Obtain references from other businesses that use their services. Poor disposal practices cause problems, which include odors, the creation of rodent habitats, and potential threats to groundwater and surface waters. 

For more information on the Registered Hauler Program, call 727-892-5622 or email

Disposal Sites for Grease Pumpers in Pinellas County

Pinellas County Utilities — F.O.G. Facility
10901 28th St. N. St. Petersburg, FL 33716

Grease Depot Inc.
3805 126th Ave. N. Clearwater, FL

Permits for Haulers can be obtained from Pinellas County Utilities at 727-582-2379 or