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 Amount Description
Apply Application $48.00

Renewal of approval for existing domestic system.

Apply Application $1170.00

Renewal of approval for existing commercial system (plus one dollar per person over ten people).

Apply Inspection $169.00 -
Transfer Transfer $60.00 -

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Richmond Valley Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Richmond Valley Council

Operating address: Corner of Walker Street and Graham Place
Casino, New South Wales 2470
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 10
Casino, New South Wales 2470
Phone: 02 6660 0300
Fax: 02 6660 1300
Email: council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au
Website: Richmond Valley Council (Opens in new window)