Permission to Install or Alter a Septic Tank System - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to construct, install or alter a septic tank system. This permit will be needed prior to a building permit being approved.

All septic tank systems must comply with Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 On-site Domestic Wastewater Treatment Units - Septic Tanks.

Septic Tanks provide an onsite sewage disposal system for buildings on the urban fringe and in rural or remote locations that have no access to a sewer connection.

You should regularly (at least every three years but preferably every year) pump out the sludge and solids from the tank.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with Council for details of any specific requirements that may apply to this permit.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

The system must be assessed for permit compliance by an authorised assessor on a yearly basis, or as required by council.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $719.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Variation All $397.50

Extension of time to existing PTI. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Variation All $507.00

Major Works. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Variation All $401.50

Minor Works. Fees for 2017-18.

Other resources

Administering agency

South Gippsland Shire Council

Contact details

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

Wastewater Compliance Officer

South Gippsland Shire Council

Operating address: 9 Smith Street
Leongatha
Victoria 3953
Mailing address: Private Bag 4
Leongatha
Victoria 3953
Phone: 03 5662 9200
Fax: 03 5662 3754
Email: corey.noble@southgippsland.vic.gov.au
Website: South Gippsland Shire Council (Opens in new window)