Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Subdivision 2 Sewerage systems
143 Installation and maintenance of sewerage service by owner
(1) An owner of land to which a sewer main is connected or available for connection must ensure that—(a) the installation of any sewerage service, and the connection of any such sewerage service to the sewer main, are done by the holder of a plumbing permit, and(b) any such sewerage service complies with the Plumbing Code of Australia, and is kept in good order and condition and free from blockages or leakages.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(2) In subclause (1), plumbing permit, in relation to a water supply authority, means—(a) a permit issued by the water supply authority under Subdivision 3 of Division 5, or(b) in the case of Central Coast Council, an approval to carry out sewerage work under Part 1 of Chapter 7 of the Local Government Act 1993.(3) This clause applies only in relation to work that is not plumbing and drainage work within the meaning of the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2011.Note.Section 7 of the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2011 provides that plumbing and drainage work to which that Act applies must be code compliant under that Act. That Act requires the work to comply with the Plumbing Code of Australia and any other standards or requirements prescribed by the regulations under that Act.
144 Sewerage service not to be shared
(1) A person must not—(a) operate or use a shared sewerage service, orwithout the consent of the relevant water supply authority.(b) install, maintain or use a sewerage service for any land beyond the boundary of that land,Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(2) In subclause (1)(a), means a sewerage service that extends over, or receives sewage from, 2 or more separately owned parcels of land.(3) Subclause (1)(b) does not prohibit the extension of a sewerage service beyond the boundaries of land for the purpose only of connecting the service to the water supply authority’s sewer main.(4) For the purposes of this clause, the separate lots in a strata scheme under the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 are taken to constitute a single parcel of land.(5) This clause applies only in relation to work that is not plumbing and drainage work within the meaning of the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2011.
145 Consents may be conditional, and may be varied and revoked
A consent given by a water supply authority for the purposes of this Subdivision is to be in writing, may be given unconditionally or subject to conditions and may be varied or revoked by the water supply authority (by written notice served on the holder of the consent) at any time and for any reason.