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Septic systems

How do septic systems work. Apply to install or alter a septic system. Make a complaint about a septic system. Maintaining your septic system. Request septic tank plans.

We are working to address the impact of the storms on Tuesday 13 February.
Get to understand how and what makes septic systems work. You can also find out what options you have if you want to install a new system.
If you are considering installing or altering a wastewater management system on your property, you need to apply for a permit. You should talk to a plumber to help you pick the most suitable system for your needs.
If you wish to complain about a septic system in your neighbourhood, you should contact us.
Having an unmaintained septic system puts you, your family, the environment and your wallet at risk.
If there is already a septic tank system on your property, we may have a copy of its plans. If your property is very old, we cannot guarantee we will be able to find the plans.

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