A suitably qualified environmental consultant must conduct an assessment of your site and will recommend an appropriate system (traditionally septic tanks, but now incorporating a number of alternative technologies). Please discuss with your consultant any specific requirements you may have.
A Special Plumbing Permit constitutes an approval to use a system or device (e.g. a septic tank) and a plumbing permit is also required before installation can proceed.
A Special Plumbing Permit is needed in a number of circumstances such as:
On-site disposal systems must be maintained according to the Special Plumbing Permit. To obtain a special plumbing permit you must make application to the Council with the required documentation.
Council’s Environmental Health officer can be contacted by telephone on 6491 0200 or email at council@Kentish.tas.gov.au should you require further assistance