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 Description
Apply Application

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Approval to Operate a Sewage Management System - 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

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Operating address: 17 Burrawan Street
Port Macquarie
NSW 2444
Mailing address: PO BOX 84
Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444
Phone: 02 6581 8111
Fax: 02 6581 8123
Email: council@pmhc.nsw.gov.au