Permission to Install or Alter a Septic Tank System - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to construct, install or alter a septic tank system. This permit will be needed prior to a building permit being approved.

All septic tank systems must comply with Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 On-site Domestic Wastewater Treatment Units - Septic Tanks.

Septic Tanks provide an onsite sewage disposal system for buildings on the urban fringe and in rural or remote locations that have no access to a sewer connection.

You should regularly (at least every three years but preferably every year) pump out the sludge and solids from the tank.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Council for any conditions on this permit.

Ongoing requirements

The system must be assessed for permit compliance by an authorised assessor on a yearly basis, or as required by council.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$482.00

New System. Fees for 2016-17.

VaryVariation$375.00

Alteration. Fees for 2016-17.

Inspection$160.00

Additional inspections. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Apply

You will need to attach a site plan of the proposed installation, a locality plan, and an application fee.


Administering agency

Corangamite Shire Council

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2015

Contact details

Health Services
Corangamite Shire Council


Operating address:
181 Manifold Street
Camperdown, Victoria 3260
Mailing address:
PO BOX 84
Camperdown, Victoria 3260

Phone:

03 5593 7170

Fax:

03 5593 2695
shire@corangamite.vic.gov.au

Website:

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