Approval to Dispose of Trade Waste into a Public Sewer - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you are going to discharge commercial, trade or industrial waste directly or indirectly into a public sewer.

This type of waste is referred to as liquid trade waste and includes waste produced by the following types of businesses:

  • Business / commercial premises (such as a beautician, florist, hairdresser, hotel, motel, restaurant, butcher, service station, supermarket or dentist);
  • Community / public premises (such as a craft club, school, college, university, hospital or nursing home);
  • Industrial premises;
  • Trade activities (such as a mobile carpet cleaner);
  • Commercial activities carried out in a residential location;
  • Commercial saleyards, racecourses, stables and kennels; and
  • Any wastewater transported by vehicle or drawn from ships or boats (including septic effluent).

The disposal of trade waste is regulated by different authorities in different areas of NSW, for instance:

  • The Sydney Water corporation is the regulating authority in areas where it operates the sewerage and drainage network;
  • The Hunter Water corporation is the regulating authority in areas where it operates the sewerage and drainage network; and
  • The relevant local Council is the regulating authority in areas where it operates the sewerage and drainage network.

Please consult the relevant Authority 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 will be required to provide details of the type of waste, location and duration of the deposit.

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

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval to Dispose of Trade Waste into a Public Sewer - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Hilltops 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
Hilltops Council


Operating address:
6-8 Market Street
Boorowa
NSW 2586
Mailing address:
LOCKED BAG 5
Young, New South Wales 2594

Phone:

02 6380 2000

Fax:

02 6380 1299
mail@hilltops.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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