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Wastewater Permit Applications - Installing a new septic system

Apply for approval to install a new septic system.
What do I need to submit?

Please provide all relevant documents and application form including;

  • 1 current copy of title
  • 1 copy of property plan (for rural properties greater than 1 hectare)
  • 1 copy of floor plan to scale and clearly showing dimensions
  • 1 copy of the septic plan to scale
Additional Information

It is recommended that a licensed plumber or other suitably qualified practitioner prepare the plan of the proposed system.

Please note:

  • Council has 42 statutory days in which to issue a Wastewater (Septic) Permit to Install once an application and supporting documents have been lodged and accepted.
  • You will require a Wastewater Permit to Install for new builds prior to being able to obtain a Building Permit.
  • You may require a Wastewater Report and Consent for Dwelling Extensions/Alterations prior to obtaining a building permit.
  • Please speak with your nominated building surveyor for direction/advice.
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