Approval to Operate a Public Car Park - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to operate a public car park.

A public car park is an area or building reserved for the public to park their cars.

Please be aware that you will be required to comply with certain standards and your approval will be subject to conditions (for example, relating to the maximum number of vehicles that can be parked in the car park at any one time).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

When assessing your application, the Council will consider the following issues:

  • The effect the car park may have on the movement of vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic;
  • The number of vehicles proposed to be accommodated is appropriate having regard to the size of the car park and the need to provide off-street parking facilities within the car park for the temporary accommodation of vehicles;
  • Whether the means of ingress and egress and means of movement provided or to be provided within the car park are satisfactory;
  • Whether there will be adequate provision for pedestrian safety and access for people with disabilities;
  • Whether the internal design of parking facilities and system of traffic management are satisfactory;
  • Whether, in the case of a car park that is a building, adequate ventilation is provided or to be provided;
  • Whether the safety of staff and customers will be in line with relevant work health and safety legislation; and
  • Whether there will be adequate provision for the management of stormwater and the minimisation of stormwater pollution.

The Regulation outlines the particular documents that should accompany your application to support the above matters.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$100.00
VaryVariation$43.00
GeneralMiscellaneous

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Administering agency

Berrigan Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Berrigan Shire Council


Operating address:
56 Chanter Street
Berrigan
NSW 2712
Mailing address:
PO BOX 137
Berrigan, New South Wales 2712

Phone:

03 5888 5100

Fax:

03 5885 2092
mail@berriganshire.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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