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

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$100.00

Fee for residents of Queanbeyan.

Inspection$140.00Fee per hour for residents of Queanbeyan area.
Application$122.50Fee for residents of Palerang area.
Inspection$205.50Fee for residents of Palerang area.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval to Install or Operate Amusement Devices - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Administering agency

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council


Operating address:
10 Majara Street
Bungendore
NSW 2621
Mailing address:
PO BOX 348
Bungendore, New South Wales 2621

Phone:

02 6238 8111

Fax:

02 6238 1290
council@qprc.nsw.gov.au

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