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 Contact Officer for further information.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

The system must be assessed annually for permit compliance by an authorised assessor, 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 $520.00

Fees for 2019-20.

Vary Variation All $255.00

Alteration. Fees for 2019-20.

Vary Variation All $210.00

Re-inspection fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity and Municipal Places Local Law 2 2011

Administering agency

Towong Shire 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

Towong Shire Council

Operating address: 32 Towong Street
Tallangatta, Victoria 3700
Mailing address: PO BOX 55
Tallangatta, Victoria 3700
Phone: 02 6071 5100
Email: info@towong.vic.gov.au
Website: Towong Shire Council (Opens in new window)