Coronavirus - information for the community
From 12pm Tuesday 22 September Colac Otway Shire Council will enter into Election Period prior to the October 2020 (Local Government) Council election. During this time Council’s website will not be updated or have new information added other than necessary operational information. You can view Council’s Election Period Policy at
Colac Otway Shire Council Election Period Policy
The Colac Stormwater Development Strategy is a document intended to guide management of Colac’s stormwater network into the future.
Council has a Domestic Wastewater Management Plan to assist with the management of on-site disposal of effluent where land is not connected to a reticulated sewerage system.
The Legal Point of Discharge (LPoD) is a point specified by Council where stormwater from a property must be discharged.
The responsibilities of landowners and Council relating to stormwater drainage.
Septic tanks and domestic wastewater management.
Information on water tanks on your property.
PO Box 283, Colac 3250
Colac Service Centre2-6 Rae Street, ColacOpen: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm
Apollo Bay Service Centre100 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay
Open: 7-days a week, 9am - 5pm
Phone: 03 5232 9400
For callers who have a hearing, speech or communication impairment, and for text telephone or modem callers, use our National Relay Service on 133677
Colac Otway Shire respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of this land - Gulidjan and Gadubanud peoples of the Eastern Maar Nation Ancestors and Elders, past, present and emerging.