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

Please note that you may be required to supply plans, specifications, site assessments, statements and operations / maintenance details with your application.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $720.65

Commercial installation package (including assessment, two inspections and approval to operate for one year).

Apply Application All $426.30

Domestic installation package (including assessment, two inspections and approval to operate for one year).

Apply Inspection All $91.35 -
Vary Variation All $128.90 -

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Septic Tank Application - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Fairfield City Council

Contact details

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

Customer Service

Fairfield City Council

Operating address: 86 Avoca Road
Wakeley
NSW 2176
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Fairfield, New South Wales 1860
Phone: 02 9725 0222
Fax: 02 9725 4249
Email: mail@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au
Website: Fairfield City Council (Opens in new window)