Approval to Install, Construct or Alter an Onsite Sewage Management System - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to install, construct or alter an onsite sewage management system. This approval is required to ensure building standards and minimum health and safety standards are met.

Onsite sewage management systems include portable toilets, septic tanks, aerobic treatment units, compost toilets or any other apparatus used for the treatment of sewage. It also includes any of the tanks, beds, sewers, drains, pipes, fittings, fixtures and land used in connection to this system.

Please note that:

  • Plumbing and drainage work can only be carried out in NSW by individuals that hold the relevant professional licences;
  • This approval will often be granted as part of a Development Application process.

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

Please note that you may be required to supply plans, specifications, site assessments, statements and operations / maintenance details with your application.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$283.00

Fee for residents of Rockdale area.

Application$1.50

Additional fee per $1000 of project cost for residents of Rockdale area.

GeneralMiscellaneousFees may vary for residents of Botany Bay area. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval to Install, Construct or Alter an Onsite Sewage Management System - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Administering agency

Bayside 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
Bayside Council


Operating address:
444 - 446 Princes Highway
Rockdale, New South Wales 2216
Operating address:
141 Coward Street
Mascot, New South Wales 2020

Phone:

1300 581 299
council@bayside.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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