Approval to Install or Operate Amusement Devices - New South Wales

Service summary

You may require this approval if you intend to install or operate amusement devices. This approval is required to ensure that minimum health and safety standards are met.

An amusement device is a powered device that can carry or support members of the public for the purpose of amusement, entertainment or sightseeing (for example, carnival rides).

Please be aware that certain small amusement devices may be exempt from this approval. Small amusement devices are designed primarily for the use of children aged 12 years or less and includes mini-ferris wheels, battery operated cars and miniature railways.

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

To be eligible for this approval the Council must be satisfied that:

  • The ground or other surface on which the device is to be or has been erected is appropriate and safe;
  • The device is registered;
  • The device is to be or has been erected in accordance with all conditions (if any) relating to its erection set out in the current certificate of registration;
  • There is a current log book; and
  • There is a current contract of insurance or indemnity for the device

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

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

Ballina 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
Ballina Shire Council


Operating address:
40 Cherry Street
Ballina
NSW 2478
Mailing address:
PO BOX 450
Ballina, New South Wales 2478

Phone:

02 6686 4444

Fax:

02 6686 7035
council@ballina.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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