Septic Tanks and Onsite Waste Water Management

You need a permit to install or alter a septic or other tank or on-site waste water management system.

It is necessary to de-sludge septic tanks every 3 years and to carry out maintenance work on absorption drains. Septic tanks can only be de-sludged by approved contractors.

Further advice may be obtained by contacting Clarence City Council.


Clarence City Council
38 Bligh Street (PO Box 96)
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Telephone:(03) 62 17 9500

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