View the Business Plan for the Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre (ARC) Expansion Project.
On August 10, 2023, the Minister for Planning made a decision that the area will become an urban area in the future.
A number of factors can determine the type of system and location where a system can be installed on the lot. Factors such as depth to ground water, sewerage sensitive areas, wetlands, water courses and bores must be considered.
For assistance in determining the type of system and the location you should apply for please contact the City’s Health Services. Officers will require the address of the lot and details about the type of development you wish to apply for in order to provide you specific advice.
The City of Cockburn can approve most applications for on-site effluent disposal systems on single residential or small commercial premises (producing no more than 540 litres of waste water per day).
You must submit a completed application form (see below) with the following:
Site plans must be drawn to a scale of 1:100, be labelled with all dimensions and include:
Approval of on-site effluent disposal for all larger residential or commercial premises must be assessed and approved by the Department of Health (WA). These applications should first be lodged with the City's Health Services, who will forward it onto the Department. Please note that additional Department of Health fees are incurred, refer to the back of the application form for further details.
Property owners must:
Property owners must not:
Please be advised that only licensed liquid waste contractors can pump out septic tanks. Contractors are listed in the Yellow Pages under Septic Tank Cleaning Services.
City of CockburnWhadjuk Boodja9 Coleville Crescent,
PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965
Office opening hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)
Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.
City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.