Liquid Trade Waste Consent - Tasmania


You may need to obtain this consent to discharge liquid trade waste into sewers managed by the agency. Liquid trade waste is defined as liquid waste generated by any:

  • trade
  • industrial
  • commercial
  • educational
  • hospitality
  • medical
  • dental
  • veterinary
  • agricultural
  • horticultural
  • scientific research
  • experimental activities.

Waste generated through the course of domestic activities is not classified as trade waste. Liquid trade waste must comply with certain standards as determined by the agency in order to be considered an acceptable standard for discharge into the sewerage system.

Depending on the volume and type of wastewater generated, your business may be classified as a:

  • commercial customer (category 1 or 2)
  • industrial customer (category 3 or 4)
  • tankered waste customer.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Please contact the agency for more information.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Trade Waste Charges Policy (Opens in new window)
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Trade Waste Customer Category Guideline (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Water and Sewerage Industry Act 2008 Tasmania

Lodgement process


Applications may be posted, emailed or hand delivered.

Approval time

20 business days

Administering agency


Contact details

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