Approval to Operate an Onsite Sewage Management System - 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.

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)