Product Approval of an On-Site Wastewater Management System - Northern Territory


You will need this approval if you intend to manufacture and sell a wastewater system with a design flow of up to 2000 litres per day.

This approval authorises you to sell and install a particular system anywhere in the NT, subject to compliance with conditions.

This approval applies to most on-site wastewater management systems, including:

  • septic tanks
  • greywater systems
  • composting toilets
  • secondary treatment systems
  • aerated wastewater treatment systems.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Your application will need to include the following supporting documents:

  • a covering letter
  • manufacturer's specifications
  • product certificates.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $675.00

Application for grant of approval. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $202.00

Notification for installation of wastewater management system outside a building control area. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $270.00

Notification for low-exposure recycled water scheme. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $675.00

Approval for high-exposure recycled water scheme. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $202.00

Application to renew product approval. Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $202.00

Application to vary product approval. Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Application process


Pay your fee at the nearest Receiver of Territory Monies office.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Contact details

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