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. A septic tank system means a system for the bacterial, biological, chemical or physical treatment of sewage and includes all tanks, beds, sewers, drains, pipes, fittings, appliances and land used in connection with the system.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

When installing or altering a septic tank system, you must:

  • include a copy of your certificate of conformity from an accredited conformity assessment body (CAB)
  • comply with the relevant Australian Standards
  • comply with any relevant Codes of Practice
  • submit all required forms
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

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$500.00

Fees for 2016-17.

VaryVariation$400.00

Alteration. Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Melton City Council

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2015

Contact details

Environmental Health Services
Melton City Council


Operating address:
232 High Street
Melton, Victoria 3337
Mailing address:
PO BOX 21
Melton, Victoria 3337

Phone:

03 9747 7200
health@melton.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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