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. A septic tank system means a system for the bacterial, biological, chemical or physical treatment of sewage and includes all tanks, beds, sewers, drains, pipes, fittings, appliances and land used in connection with the system.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

When installing or altering a septic tank system, you must:

  • include a copy of your certificate of conformity from an accredited conformity assessment body (CAB)
  • comply with the relevant Australian Standards
  • comply with any relevant Codes of Practice
  • submit all required forms
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

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 $550.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Variation All $440.00

Alterations. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Permit to Install or Alter a Wastewater Treatment System - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 VIC

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2015

Administering agency

Melton City Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Services

Melton City Council

Operating address: 232 High Street
Melton, Victoria 3337
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Melton, Victoria 3337
Phone: 03 9747 7200
Fax: 03 9743 9970
Email: health@melton.vic.gov.au
Website: Melton City Council (Opens in new window)