Approval for Emergency Discharge, Storage or Use of Waste - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to discharge waste into the environment or store / use waste on a premises in an emergency situation. This approval will only be granted for the purposes of:

  • meeting a temporary emergency
  • providing temporary relief of a public nuisance or community hardship
  • enabling the repair, commissioning, decommissioning or dismantling of any item of industrial plant or fuel burning equipment.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to 120 days.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

There are no applicable fees.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval for Emergency Discharge, Storage or Use of Waste - Please consult the responsible agency for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Environment Protection Authority Victoria

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1970 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Environment Protection Authority Victoria


Operating address:
200 Victoria Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 4395
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300 372 842

Fax:

03 9695 2610
contact@epa.vic.gov.au

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