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 consult the Contact Officer for further information.

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, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $490.00

Fees for 2016-17.

Vary Variation Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $235.00

Alteration. Fees for 2016-17.

Vary Variation Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $190.00

Re-inspection fee. Fees for 2016-17.

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.

Environmental Health Officer

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)