Approval to Operate an Onsite Sewage Management System - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to operate an onsite sewage management system.

An on-site sewage management system is the infrastructure designed to hold, process, re-use or discharge, sewage or the by-products of sewage.

Sewage management infrastructure can include artificial wetlands, transpiration beds, mounds, trenches, vegetation, effluent polishing, dispersal or re-use arrangements. It also includes items such as portable toilets, septic tanks, aerobic treatment units, compost toilets, aerated wastewater treatment systems, tanks, beds, sewers, drains, pipes, fittings, fixtures or any other apparatus used for the treatment of sewage.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must provide details of the way in which the sewage management system is operated.

Please consult the Council for specific details about this approval.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$35.50

Fee per domestic single household system.

Application$306.00Fee per other system.
GeneralInspection$78.50

Fee per half hour.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval to Operate a System of Sewage Management - Please consult the Council or Sydney Water for the forms for this approval.

Administering agency

Ryde City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Customer Service Centre
Ryde City Council


Operating address:
1 Pope Street
Ryde, New South Wales 2112
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 2069
North Ryde
NSW 1670

Phone:

02 9952 8222

Fax:

02 9952 8070
cityofryde@ryde.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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