Approval to Use Containers Other than a Receptacle - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to deposit rubbish or refuse in a container other than the receptacle (rubbish container) supplied by the Council. You can apply for this approval if your premises consists of more than three dwellings, is used for commercial or industrial purposes, or is a food premises (such as a restaurant).

Separate approval is also required to dispose of industrial or commercial waste into a rubbish container or receptacle that is to be collected by the local council or an authorised person.

The following materials are classed as commercial or industrial waste:

  • Hot or burning ashes;
  • Oil, motor spirit or other flammable liquid;
  • Liquid, paint, or other solvent;
  • Bricks, concrete, earth or other like substances;
  • Drugs, dressings, bandages, swabs or blood samples unless placed in a sealed impervious container;
  • Hospital, medical, veterinary, laboratory or pathological substances containing blood unless placed in a sealed impervious container;
  • Syringes, needles, surgical hardware, broken glass, sharps or other sharp objects unless placed in a sealed impervious container; or
  • Cytotoxics, radioactive substances and dangerous chemicals.

The container must be kept in a sanitary manner and meet all applicable health standards.

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

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

Duration

As specified.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Use Containers Other than a Receptacle - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Esperance

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Health Local Law 2002

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Esperance


Operating address:
Windich Street
Esperance
WA 6450
Mailing address:
PO BOX 507
Esperance, Western Australia 6450

Phone:

08 90710666

Fax:

08 90710600
shire@esperance.wa.gov.au

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