Service Rates & Charges

Council provides various prescribed services pursuant to Section 155 of the Local Government Act 1999 which include septic tank effluent disposal, refuse collection and kerbside recycling service. Details of these services are described below. 

Community Wastewater Management Systems (CWMS) 

1. Lyndoch, Mount Pleasant, Nuriootpa, Penrice, Stockwell, Tanunda and Williamstown - Residential & Vacant Land Properties 

(a) An annual service charge of $314

(b) an annual service charge of $100 on each assessment of vacant rateable and non-rateable land.

2. Lyndoch, Mount Pleasant, Nuriootpa, Penrice, Stockwell, Tanunda and Williamstown - Non-Residential & Non-Vacant Land Properties 

A service rate of 0.001181 in the dollar of the capital value of occupied non-residential rateable land.

3. Springton - Residential & Vacant Land Properties 

(a) An annual service charge of $559 (including a capital repayment contribution of $245) on assessments of occupied residential rateable land;

(b) an annual service charge of $245.00 on assessments of occupied nonrateable land;

(c) an annual service charge of $55 on each assessment of vacant rateable and non-rateable land.

4. Springton - Non-Residential & Non-Vacant Land Properties 

A service rate of 0.001181 in the dollar of the capital value of occupied non-residential rateable land. 

Non-Recyclable Collection Service

Council provides a non-recyclable waste collection service for:

(a) The townships of Angaston, Lyndoch, Moculta, Mount Pleasant, Nuriootpa, Stockwell, Tanunda and Williamstown;

(b) The policy areas of Eden Valley and Springton;

(c) Land in the Council's area between Altona Road and Barossa Valley Way known as "Altona";

(d) Any other part of the Council area not otherwise described in this section to which the Council makes available (at this date) a waste collection service.  

Charges for this service

(a) An annual service charge of $116.20 for 140L collection receptacles);

(b) An annual service charge of $158.40 for 240L collection receptacles); except in instances where, subject to written application to and approval by the

Council, residential households with six or more permanent residents may receive a 240L receptacle at the same service rate cost of a 140L receptacle.  

Recyclable Waste Collection

An annual service charge of $55.90 for 240L collection receptacles.

Enquiries relating to the above service should be made to the Environmental Services Section on (08) 8563 8483 in the first instance