Approval to Operate an Onsite Sewage Management System - Fairfield City Council - New South Wales

Description

You require this approval to operate an onsite sewage management system. An onsite sewage management system includes any 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

You must provide details on the way the sewage management system will be operated, maintained, serviced and the actions that will be taken in the event of a breakdown or interference.

Please note that plumbing and drainage work may only be carried out by individuals that hold an endorsed contractor licence, supervisor certificate or tradesperson certificate.

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 Inspection All $165.00

Inspection fee for residential systems.

Apply Inspection All $185.00 Inspection fee for commercial systems.
Lodge Licence All $35.00

Annual administration charge.

Vary Inspection All $100.00 Fee for additional inspection if required.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 New South Wales

Administering agency

Fairfield 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:

Customer Service

Fairfield City Council

Operating address: 86 Avoca Road
Wakeley, New South Wales 2176
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Fairfield, New South Wales 1860
Phone: 02 9725 0222
Fax: 02 9725 4249
Email: mail@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au
Website: Fairfield City Council (Opens in new window)