The resources, forms and links below are useful for planning and managing domestic wastewater/septic systems.
If you have an existing septic system servicing your house and are looking to extend your house, install additional plumbing fixtures to your house or subdivide your land, your plumber will need to complete this Septic Information Checklist(PDF, 382KB) and you can submit it to Council with your application.
Print and submit this form to Apply to Install or Alter a Septic/Wastewater System(PDF, 196KB).
Print and submit this form to Apply for Additional Fixtures only.(PDF, 604KB)
Print and submit this form to Apply for an extension on your permit.(PDF, 98KB)
Print and submit this form to Request a Copy of Septic Tank Plans.(PDF, 85KB)
Print and submit this form to Report and Consent Only Application.(PDF, 350KB)
The Domestic Wastewater Management Plan – Operational Document(PDF, 2MB) outlines how Baw Baw Shire will manage the permitting, monitoring, and education associated with onsite domestic wastewater.
The Domestic Wastewater Management Plan - Technical Document(PDF, 19MB) provides the detailed background information used to develop the operational document.
Tarago Expression of Interest Form(PDF, 1MB)
Below is a list of fact sheets that have been updated to reflect the Baw Baw Shire environment: