Approval for Domestic Greywater Diversion - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to divert domestic greywater.

Domestic greywater diversion means the installation and operation of a system for diverting greywater generated on residential premises to a garden or lawn on those premises.

Greywater is waste water from washing machines, the laundry, showers, hand basins, and baths, but does not include waste water from a kitchen, toilet, urinal or bidet.

Please note that you can install a domestic greywater diversion system without prior approval if:

  • It is carried out in accordance with the Plumbing Code of Australia;
  • A sewage management facility is not installed on the premises concerned; and
  • The relevant performance standards are met.

Plumbing and drainage work can only be carried out in NSW by individuals that hold the relevant professional licences.

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 for this approval you will be required to provide details such as the type of system, requirements for appropriate signage and methods for maintaining the sewer connection.

Domestic greywater treatment systems must be installed by a licensed plumber.

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

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

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

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Approval for Domestic Greywater Diversion - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Administering agency

Orange City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: 135 Byng Street
Orange, New South Wales 2800
Mailing address: PO BOX 35
Orange, New South Wales 2800
Phone: 02 6393 8000
Fax: 02 6393 8199
Email: council@orange.nsw.gov.au
Website: Orange City Council (Opens in new window)