Approval to Install, Construct or Alter an Onsite Sewage Management System - New South Wales

Description

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 for this approval, you will be required to provide information regarding the location and environmental impacts of the facility.

Please refer to the application form and consult directly with the Council for information on any additional 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

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Council of the City of Sydney

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: Level 2, 456 Kent Street
Sydney
NSW 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1591
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 02 9265 9333
Email: council@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au
Website: Council of the City of Sydney (Opens in new window)