Variation to Environment Management Plan Applicable to Premises - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to vary the Environment Management Plan (EMP) applying to your premises.

Councils have EMP's which are applicable to all business owners and occupiers. These plans promote responsible management of the environment throughout the municipality.

The owner or occupier of the premises may apply to the Council to vary the EMP that applies to their premises where they believe that, because of the nature of the activities conducted at the premises, the EMP currently in force is not appropriate.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

In determining whether to grant a variation to the Environment Management Plan, the Council may take into account the following:

  • the reasons given for making the application
  • any reports or submissions on the application by an authorised officer
  • your particular circumstances
  • the nature of the activities conducted on the premises
  • the environment of the neighbourhood within which the premises are located
  • any other related matter the Council considers relevant.

Ongoing requirements

Ongoing requirements may apply as a result of the variation of the EMP. Any person who does not comply with the details of their EMP risks a fine.

Administering agency

Contact the Local Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

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