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. This permit will be needed prior to a building permit being approved.

All septic tank systems must comply with Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 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 refer to the Council for details of any specific requirements for this permit.

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 indicated on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Miscellaneous $256.90

Septic tank report and consent. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

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

Lodgement process

Apply

Please submit application, fees and any associated documents directly with the Council.

Administering agency

Kingston City Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

Kingston City Council

Operating address: 1230 Nepean Highway
Cheltenham, Victoria 3192
Mailing address: PO BOX 1000
Mentone, Victoria 3194
Phone: 03 9581 4573
Fax: 03 9581 4500
Email: info@kingston.vic.gov.au
Website: Kingston City Council (Opens in new window)