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 $235.00

System up to ten people.

Apply Application All $390.00 System over ten people.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Upper Hunter Shire Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Upper Hunter Shire Council

Operating address: 135 Liverpool Street
Scone, New South Wales 2337
Operating address: 34 - 40 Vennacher Street
Merriwa, New South Wales 2329
Operating address: 47 Mayne Street
Murrurundi, New South Wales 2338
Mailing address: PO BOX 208
Scone, New South Wales 2337
Phone: 02 6540 1100
Fax: 02 6545 2671
Email: council@upperhunter.nsw.gov.au
Website: Upper Hunter Shire Council (Opens in new window)