Approval to Designate a Transit Zone for Temporary Storage of Controlled Waste - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to temporarily store controlled waste prior to transport for disposal. Controlled waste refers to waste that is produced by, or as a result of:

  • an industrial or commercial activity
  • a medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, pharmaceutical or other related activity
  • activities carried out on or at a laboratory
  • an apparatus for the treatment of sewage.

Controlled waste includes sewage, chemicals, asbestos, tyres, and food processing waste.

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:

  • be of good character and have no previous convictions under these or past regulations
  • include a copy of the approval from your local council to operate as a Transit Zone
  • complete the required application form
  • pay the required fees.

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

Prerequisites

Duration

Until waste can be transported or revoked.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Other resources

Approval time

10 days.

Administering agency

Department of Environment Regulation

Act(s) name

Environmental Protection Act 1986 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Protection (Controlled Waste) Regulations 2004 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Environment Regulation


Operating address:
Level 4, The Atrium
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 33
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

08 64675299

Fax:

08 64675520
cwts@dec.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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