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

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer 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 Inspection All $312.00 -
Apply Inspection All $88.00 Additional fee per hour after first hour of inspection.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Approval for Domestic Greywater Diversion - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Bega Valley Shire Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Bega Valley Shire Council

Operating address: Zingel Place
Bega
NSW 2550
Mailing address: PO BOX 492
Bega, New South Wales 2550
Phone: 02 6499 2222
Fax: 02 6499 2200
Email: council@begavalley.nsw.gov.au
Website: Bega Valley Shire Council (Opens in new window)