On-Site Wastewater Management Code of Practice - Northern Territory


You will need to comply with this code if you have an on-site sewage and sullage treatment system. This Code applies to small-scale on-site wastewater systems with maximum design capacity of 8000 litres per day.

This code was developed to assist the community and the industry in ensuring that safe and effective septic tanks are installed and maintained throughout the life of the system.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.


Administering agency

Department of Health

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