Council controls and maintains records for all wastewater connections to the sewer reticulation under it's control. Only Council-approved contractors are permitted to make connections to the Public Sewer Reticulation System.
A wastewater application form is required for all new wastewater connections
Council will assess your application within five days of receipt.
After the connection is approved
You will receive written approval including a list of Council-approved contractors and any other necessary documentation. You may then obtain quotations and/ or engage a contractor.
Costs and timeframes
The cost of the connection will depend on the work involved. You need to arrange payment directly with your contractor.
If work is required on a public sewer under a footpath or road, the contractor must submit a Road Corridor Access Request form to obtain a road opening permit before work can commence. This can take up to 15 days from the date of application.
A Request for Service Disconnection form is required for all Service Disconnections, i.e. All or any service no longer required due to demolition or removal of a building, subdivision or redevelopment. Only Council-approved contractors are permitted to disconnect from the Public Sewer Reticulation System.
Submit a completed Request for Service Disconnection form to Council.
Council will process the request within five days of receipt.
You will receive an approval notice together with any supporting documentation that may be required.
You are then able to arrange the work to be done directly with the Council -approved contractor.
Capped ends are to be inspected by an RLC Compliance Engineer.