Approved Inspection Station - Vehicle Inspection Reports - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to use a premises for the purpose of carrying out tests or inspections on excessively noisy motor vehicles.

When someone reports a noisy vehicle, the registered owner is issued with a vehicle inspection notice (VIN). A VIN requires the registered own to present the vehicle for inspection at an approved inspection station. The purpose of the approved inspection station is to determine if the vehicle's exhaust noise level, noise control equipment and pollution control equipment comply with legal requirements. Once the testing and inspection has been completed, the approved mechanic will issue a report that outlines the results and send to the Authority for final review.

Please be aware that all mechanics who carry out tests and inspections at your approved inspection station must hold an approved mechanic approval. 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 you must:

  • Demonstrate that the premises and equipment are suitable for the purpose of carrying out tests or inspections;
  • Demonstrate that you are a fit and proper person to carry out the responsibilities associated with using the premises to carry out vehicle inspection tests or inspections;
  • Submit your application in the approved form; and
  • Supply any required information.

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

Duration

Approval remains in force until it is surrendered, suspended or revoked.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approved Inspection Station - Vehicle Inspection Reports - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment
NSW Environment Protection Authority

Act(s) name

Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2009 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Head Office
Department of Planning and Environment
NSW Environment Protection Authority


Mailing address:
PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232

Phone:

131555

Phone:

02 99955555

Fax:

02 99955999
info@environment.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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