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

To be eligible to conduct the work approved under this approval you must hold a plumber and/or drainer's licence.

Please consult directly with the Council for information on any eligibility requirements specific to your approval.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

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

North Sydney Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

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

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
North Sydney Council


Operating address:
200 Miller Street
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Mailing address:
PO BOX 12
North Sydney, New South Wales 2059

Phone:

02 9936 8100

Fax:

02 9936 8177
council@northsydney.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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