Approval to Install an Oil or Solid Fuel Heating Appliance - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to install a fixed domestic oil or solid fuel heating appliance, other than a portable appliance. It is required to ensure that the installation, and any related construction, complies with the applicable standards, and to ensure that minimum health safety standards have been observed.

A domestic oil heating appliance is an electrical heating appliance that is filled with oil, but does not burn oil to produce heat. A solid fuel heating appliance is an appliance that releases heat through combustion. Solid fuels include wood, peat and coal. A portable appliance is an electrical heating appliance which is not filled with oil or other substance that is used to produce heat through combustion.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


As specified on the approval.



Administering agency

Northern Beaches 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
Northern Beaches Council

Operating address:
59A Old Barrenjoey Road
Avalon Beach, New South Wales 2107
Operating address:
Village Park
1 Park Street
Mona Vale, New South Wales 2103
Operating address:
725 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Operating address:
Town Hall, 1 Belgrave Street
NSW 2095
Mailing address:
PO BOX 882
Mona Vale, New South Wales 1660
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1336
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Mailing address:
Manly, New South Wales 1655


02 9970 1111


02 9942 2111


02 9976 1500


02 9970 1200


02 9971 4522


02 9976 1400


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