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 with Council for details of any specific requirements that may apply to 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$465.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Application$465.00Major alterations. Fees for 2016-17.
VaryVariation$230.00

Alteration to an existing system or permit. Fees for 2016-17.

Variation$185.00

Inspection Fee. Fees for 2016-17.

Variation$70.00

Minor amendments to recently issued permits. Fees for 2016-17.

Variation$160.00

Permit extension for one year. Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Loddon Shire Council

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Environment Local Law 4 2015

Contact details

Environmental Health Unit
Loddon Shire Council


Operating address:
41 High Street
Wedderburn, Victoria 3518
Mailing address:
PO BOX 21
Wedderburn, Victoria 3518

Phone:

03 5494 1200

Toll Free:

1300 365 200

Fax:

03 5494 3003
loddon@loddon.vic.gov.au

Website:

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