Trade waste fees and charges

Trade waste fees and charges

Trade waste discharge application fee

This meets the cost for processing authorisation applications to discharge trade waste to the sewer.

$175.00 (including GST)

Compliance fees

We inspect customers’ premises to assess compliance with your authorisation conditions and confirm operator details. Audit frequency is based on risk and additional audits may be required where non-compliance is detected.

Audit fee (per inspection) $141.00 (including GST)
Failure to service grease arrestor/settling pit fee (up to 2,400 L, every four weeks) $156.00
Failure to service grease arrestor/settling pit fee (2,400 L and above, every four weeks) $311.00
Failure to install/upgrade/repair pre-treatment fee (every four weeks) $446.00

Trade waste volume and load based charges

Charges apply where trade waste discharges exceed 10 tonnes of biochemical oxygen demand or suspended solids, 20 tonnes of total dissolved solids or a volume of 10,000 kL per year. These charges are not subject to GST.

Parameter

Charge rate

Range of application

Volume

$0.230 per kL

All volume

Biochemical oxygen demand

$0.377 per kg

Up to 1000 mg/L

 

$0.527 per kg

For component of load above 1000 mg/L

Suspended solids

$0.334 per kg

All concentrations

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

$0.590 per kg

All concentrations

Total phosphorus

$2.871 per kg

All concentrations

Cost reflective volume and load based charges

Trade waste volume and load based charges apply to the maximum concentration and volumes specified in your authorisation. Any discharges above limits are deemed non-compliant and may incur the full long run marginal cost recovery of accepting and disposing of the non-compliant portion. These charges are not subject to GST..

Volume

$0.684 per kL

Biological oxygen demand

$0.527 per kg

Suspended solids

$0.539 per kg

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

$2.838 per kg

Total phosphorus

$16.509 per kg

Estimate your charges

Stormwater to sewer

Applies to customers with special dispensation to discharge stormwater to sewer from unroofed areas.

Annual fee - $11.80 per square metre (not subject to GST)

Waste Macerator discharge

This fee applies to customers with disposable receptacle macerators.

Annual fee - $693.00 per macerator (not subject to GST)

Administration fee

This fee covers administrative costs.

$65.50 (including GST)

Grease solids profile fee

This fee applies to customers who request a re-evaluation of their grease arrestors service frequency.

$72.00 (including GST)

Grease Arrestor Maintenance Application (GAMA) tag replacement

This fee applies to the replacement of GAMA tags.

$85.00 (including GST)