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

Description

You will need 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.

On your application, 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.

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

Please contact the council to identify any further eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $85.00

Fees for 2023-24

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

Renew Renewal All $85.00

Fees for 2023-24

Forms

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulations 2021 New South Wales

Administering agency

Newcastle City Council

Contact details

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