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

Description

You will require 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 in NSW by individuals that hold the relevant professional licences;
  • This approval will often be granted as part of a Development Application process.

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

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Fees range from $329 to $957 depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Apply Inspection All $169.00

Per hour (minimum half hour).

Vary Variation All $184.00

Amend or alter an on-site sewage management system.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 New South Wales

Administering agency

The Hills Shire 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:

Health and Environment Protection Division

The Hills Shire Council

Operating address: 3 Columbia Street
Baulkham Hills, New South Wales 2153
Mailing address: PO BOX 7064
Baulkham Hills BC, New South Wales 2153
Phone: 02 9843 0555
Fax: 02 9843 0409
Email: council-publichealth@thehills.nsw.gov.au
Website: The Hills Shire Council (Opens in new window)