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Wastewater & Septic

Pursuant to the SA Public Health (Wastewater) Regulations 2013, all on-site wastewater systems and alterations to on-site wastewater systems are subject to a wastewater works approval.

Refer to the South Australian Department for Health and Ageing ON-SITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS CODE (the Code) for further information to assist in the completion of this application form. The Code can be accessed online at http://www.health.sa.gov.au/pehs/branches/wastewater/new-regulations-and-codes.htm

Each application must include two copies of a detailed sanitary plumbing and drainage lay-out (refer to Section 8 of the Code), a site and soil report (refer to Section 3.6.1 of the Code) and the appropriate fee as determined by the relevant authority.

Applications where necessary, must include a detailed assessment of the land capability of the site via a soil report (i.e. the suitability of the site for treatment and disposal/reuse of domestic wastewater).

Please contact the relevant authority for details regarding the fee and method of payment. The relevant authority is:

  • The local council for the installation of on-site wastewater systems with a capacity up to 40EP or connection to a Community Wastewater Management System (CWMS).
  • The South Australian Department for Health and Ageing for systems tobe installed with a capacity greater than 40EP, Community Wastewater Management Systems (CWMS) and for wastewater systems in areas of the state not under local government control.
District Council of Ceduna
44 O'Loughlin Terrace
(PO Box 175) Ceduna SA 5690
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Tel: (08) 8625 3407
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Tel: 08 8625 3407 Available 24/7