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 $125.00

Fee for single system requiring inspection or first of multiple systems.

Apply Application $45.00 Fee for single system not requiring inspection or fee per system additional to first.
Apply Inspection $125.00 Fee per additional inspection if required.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Goulburn Mulwaree Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Goulburn Mulwaree Council

Operating address: Civic Centre, 184-194 Bourke Street
Goulburn
NSW 2580
Mailing address: Locked Bag 22
Goulburn
NSW 2580
Phone: 02 4823 4444
Fax: 02 4823 4456
Email: council@goulburn.nsw.gov.au
Website: Goulburn Mulwaree Council (Opens in new window)