Approval to Install, Construct or Alter an Onsite Sewage Management System - New South Wales

Description

You will need 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 by individuals that hold the relevant professional licences
  • this approval will often be granted as part of a Development Application process.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You may be required to supply plans, specifications, site assessments, statements and operations / maintenance details with your application.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 New South Wales

Administering agency

Your local 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:

Customer Service

Your local council

New South Wales
Website: Find your Local Council - Office of Local Government NSW (Opens in new window)