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 Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $372.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Miscellaneous Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $208.00

Alterations. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Permission to Install an Onsite Wastewater System - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary Application for Permission to Alter a Septic Tank System - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

City of Whitehorse

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Department

Operating address: 379 - 397 Whitehorse Road
Nunawading, Victoria 3131
Mailing address: Locked Bag 2
Nunawading Delivery Centre
Victoria 3131
Phone: 03 9262 6333
Fax: 03 9262 6490
Email: customer.service@whitehorse.vic.gov.au