In unsewered areas household wastes must be connected to approved septic tank systems. Council's Environmental Health Officer must be contacted to obtain a permit to install a septic tank system. Advice is also provided on care and maintenance of these systems.
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) approves the type of onsite systems that may be installed in Victoria, via a 'certificate of approval system'.
View the approved wastewater treatment systems. The system you instal must appear on this list.