On-site Waste Water Management

On-site Waste Water Management Systems

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 6426 4444 or email at council@latrobe.tas.gov.au should you require further assistance

Council Address
PO Box 63
170 Gilbert Street
Latrobe Tasmania 7307
Contact Us
Phone: 03 6426 4444
Fax: 03 6426 2121
Opening Hours
Monday - Friday
8.00am - 4.30pm
Emergency After Hours: 03 6426 2653