At orange, our offices are open for those who need to visit us in person. We also have a wide range of services available online or via the phone – using these will help reduce the risk and keep each other safe. Check out our COVID-19 response page for more details.

Snow and ice are affecting a number of roads across the district.  Get the latest updates on our social media channels: https://www.facebook.com/QLDCinfo/ or  https://twitter.com/QueenstownLakes     Stay safe out there.  

On-site Wastewater Disposal

Property owners wanting to build in  areas without a council reticulated wastewater network need to consider their options carefully. 

In most cases a domestic Onsite Wastewater Disposal system will need to be designed and installed for the property to allow discharge to land.

If improperly designed or installed these systems have the potential to contaminate waterways and areas outside the property.

To install an onsite system a QLDC Building Consent will be required. In certain cases a QLDC or Otago Regional Council Resource Consent may also be required.

For information guidance and application forms for Onsite Wastewater System Building Consents, please head to:

Onsite Disposal Systems

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