Approval to Operate an Onsite Sewage Management System - Byron Shire 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 Description
Apply Application All

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 New South Wales

Application process

Apply

Applications under section 68 of the authorising legislation can be lodged electronically via the NSW Planning Portal.

To apply for this approval electronically, you must:

  • register for the NSW Planning Portal
  • complete the online application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Administering agency

Byron 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:

Enquiries Officer

Byron Shire Council

New South Wales
Operating address: 70 - 90 Station Street
Mullumbimby, New South Wales 2482
Mailing address: PO BOX 219
Mullumbimby, New South Wales 2482
Phone: 02 6626 7000
Fax: 02 6684 3018
Email: council@byron.nsw.gov.au
Website: Byron Shire Council (Opens in new window)