Regulated Water System Registration - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to install, or substantially modify, an air handling system, water system or cooling tower in a building. A warm-water system is one designed to heat and deliver water at a temperature of less than 60 degrees Celsius. A water-cooling system is a cooling tower, its associated equipment and pipe work.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you will need to adhere to Council guidelines for health and safety standards. Please consult directly with the Council for information on any eligibility requirements specific to your registration.


As specified on the registration.



Notification fee per system.

Inspection$322.00Fee for initial inspection of first cooling tower.
Inspection$52.00Fee for initial inspection of each subsequent cooling tower.
Inspection$76.00Fee per warm water system.
Inspection$80.00Fee per system for additional inspection if required.

Administering agency

Ryde City Council

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 2010 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2012 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Customer Service Centre
Ryde City Council

Operating address:
1 Pope Street
Ryde, New South Wales 2112
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 2069
North Ryde
NSW 1670


02 9952 8222


02 9952 8070


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