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 Council for any conditions on this permit.

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 $508.00

Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Miscellaneous All $56.00

Report and consent request - unsewered areas. Fees for 2019-20.

Comply Inspection All $114.00

Additional inspections. Fees for 2019-20.

Vary Miscellaneous All $67.00

Re-issue of permit. Fees for 2019-20.

Vary Variation All $422.00

Major Alteration. Fees for 2019-20.

Vary Variation All $214.00

Minor Alteration. Fees for 2019-20.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 Victoria

Lodgement process

Apply

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

Administering agency

Wellington 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 Department

Wellington Shire Council

Operating address: 18 Desailly Street
Sale, Victoria 3850
Mailing address: PO BOX 506
Sale, Victoria 3850
Toll Free: 1300 366 244
Other: 03 5142 3501
Email: enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au
Website: Wellington Shire Council (Opens in new window)