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Sewer Service Diagram Singleton
Singleton Council acts on behalf of NSW Fair Trading when receiving Sewer Service Diagrams (SSD).
All Sewer Service Diagrams (SSD), need to be submitted meeting the following specifications:
  • A4 and A3 SSD Templates are available via the Fair Trading website
  • For all drawings larger than A3 only PDF & AutoCAD versions are accepted using the correct Fair Trading SSD legend and sign off template
  • All drawn and required text information on the diagram must be complete and legible in a fine point black pen
  • SSD must be drawn to a scale. Preferred scales are: 1:100; 1:200; 1:250;1:500
  • North point must be shown on the diagram
  • Include only symbols and abbreviations as shown on the template legend
  • All lettering and figures are to be drawn clear and legible
  • Diagrams are only to show sanitary drainage up to the point of connection within the property boundary, property boundaries and building outlines
  • Clearly show the sanitary drainage layout up to the point of connection within the property boundary indicating all internal points, external drainage, trade waste and any greywater treatment / diversion system up to the point of connection with the Network Utility Operator’s sewer including any existing sanitary drainage remaining in use on the property
  • Street name and number (for street frontage) and/or Lot number and DP (deposited plan) number
  • Suburb and municipality
  • If there is no connection to a Network Utility Operator’s sewer please label as private sewer, community title, onsite septic tank or AWTS etc.

The SSD is required to be submitted at the completion of drainage works either prior to or at the time of the final inspection. If for some reason a final inspection does not take place, then the SSD must be submitted to Council within seven (7) working days of the work being completed.



Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290