Approval for Domestic Greywater Diversion - Hawkesbury City Council - New South Wales

Description

You will need this approval to divert domestic greywater through the installation and operation of a system that can divert greywater generated on residential premises to a garden or lawn on those premises.

Greywater is waste water from washing machines, the laundry, showers, hand basins, and baths, but does not include waste water from a kitchen, toilet, urinal or bidet.

Please note that you can install a domestic greywater diversion system without prior approval if:

  • it is carried out in accordance with the Plumbing Code of Australia
  • a sewage management facility is not installed on the premises concerned
  • the relevant performance standards are met.

Plumbing and drainage work can only be carried out by individuals that hold the relevant professional licences.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $563.50

Install a greywater system (includes assessment, two inspections and first year operation fee). Fees for 2021-22

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 New South Wales

Administering agency

Hawkesbury City Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries Officer

Hawkesbury City Council

New South Wales
Operating address: 366 George Street
Windsor, New South Wales 2756
Mailing address: PO BOX 146
Windsor, New South Wales 2756
Phone: 02 4560 4444
Fax: 02 4587 7740
Email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
Website: Hawkesbury City Council (Opens in new window)