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 $221.00

Fee per domestic system.

Apply Application All $422.00 Fee per commercial system.
Apply Inspection All $273.00

Fee per system.

Apply Licence All $280.00 Preparation of Effluent Management Site Plan.
Vary Variation All $166.00

Fee per system.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Penrith City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Penrith City Council

Operating address: Penrith Civic Centre
610 High Street
Penrith, New South Wales 2750
Operating address: St Marys Business Office
207 - 209 Queen Street
St Marys, New South Wales 2760
Mailing address: PO BOX 60
Penrith, New South Wales 2750
Phone: 02 4732 7777
Fax: 02 4732 7958
Email: council@penrithcity.nsw.gov.au
Website: Penrith City Council (Opens in new window)