Approval to Operate an Onsite Sewage Management System - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to operate an onsite sewage management system.

An on-site sewage management system is the infrastructure designed to hold, process, re-use or discharge, sewage or the by-products of sewage.

Sewage management infrastructure can include artificial wetlands, transpiration beds, mounds, trenches, vegetation, effluent polishing, dispersal or re-use arrangements. It also includes items such as portable toilets, septic tanks, aerobic treatment units, compost toilets, aerated wastewater treatment systems, tanks, beds, sewers, drains, pipes, fittings, fixtures or any other apparatus used for the treatment of sewage.

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 must provide details of the way in which the sewage management system will be operated, maintained, serviced and the action to be taken in the event of a breakdown or interference.

Please note that plumbing and drainage work in NSW may only be carried out by individuals that hold an endorsed contractor licence, supervisor certificate or tradesperson certificate.

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 Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $250.00 -
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $305.00 Systems not accredited by NSW Health and/or serves greater than 10 persons.

Administering agency

Northern Beaches 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: Town Hall, 1 Belgrave Street
Manly
NSW 2095
Operating address: 725 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Operating address: Village Park
1 Park Street
Mona Vale, New South Wales 2103
Operating address: 59A Old Barrenjoey Road
Avalon Beach, New South Wales 2107
Mailing address: PO BOX 82
Manly, New South Wales 1655
Mailing address: PO BOX 1336
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Mailing address: PO BOX 882
Mona Vale, New South Wales 1660
Phone: 02 9976 1500
Phone: 02 9942 2111
Phone: 02 9970 1111
Fax: 02 9976 1400
Fax: 02 9971 4522
Fax: 02 9970 1200
Email: council@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
Website: Manly Council (Opens in new window)