Approval for Septic Tank Pump Outs and Removal of Liquid Waste - Western Australia


You will require this approval if you intend to collect, remove and dispose of the contents of a septic tank, holdings tanks or an apparatus for the treatment of sewage and other liquid waste. This approval will be granted if you hold a licence to transport septic waste (controlled waste carrier).

Approved activities must be undertaken according to any terms and conditions imposed by the council. These conditions could include the following:

  • the time and method of collection, removal or disposal of contents
  • the route that can be used to transport the contents
  • the type of liquid waste that can be collected.

If you obtain this approval, you must provide regular reports to the council containing accurate information on the conduct of all approved activities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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 more information regarding eligibility requirements.



1 year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $65.00 -
Apply Licence All -

Annual: $120.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval for Septic Tank Pump Outs and Removal of Liquid Waste - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Regulation(s) name

Health (Treatment of Sewage and Disposal of Effluent and Liquid Waste) Regulations 1974 WA

Local law(s) name

Health Local Law 2017

Administering agency

Shire of Gingin

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

Shire of Gingin

Operating address: 7 Brockman Street
Gingin, Western Australia 6503
Mailing address: PO BOX 510
Gingin, Western Australia 6503
Phone: 08 9575 2211
Website: Shire of Gingin (Opens in new window)