Approval for Domestic Greywater Diversion - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you intend to divert domestic greywater.

Domestic greywater diversion means the installation and operation of a system for diverting 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; and
  • The relevant performance standards are met.

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

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 consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements specific to your approval.

Duration

3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $68.00

Installation fee per system.

Apply Inspection All $161.50 Inspection fee per system.
Apply Licence All $63.00

Operation fee per system.

General Miscellaneous All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Renew Renewal All $63.00

Renewal of approval to operate 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)