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. All septic tank systems must comply with the current Australian New Zealand Standard for 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 the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

The system must be assessed annually for permit compliance by an authorised assessor, or as required by council.

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $440.00

Installation. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Miscellaneous All $55.00

Septic tank plan search. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Miscellaneous All $283.40

Septic tank report and consent. Fees for 2019-20.

Vary Variation All -

Alteration fees range between $165 and $330, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permission to Install or Alter a Septic Tank System - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 2 2017

Lodgement process

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to Council.

Administering agency

Mildura Rural City Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Environmental Health Officer

Mildura Rural City Council

Operating address: 108 Madden Avenue
Mildura, Victoria 3500
Mailing address: PO BOX 105
Mildura, Victoria 3502
Phone: 03 5018 8216
Phone: 03 5018 8100
Fax: 03 5021 1899
Email: health@mildura.vic.gov.au
Website: Mildura Rural City Council (Opens in new window)