You will require this approval if you intend to install, or substantially modify, an air handling system, water system or cooling tower in a building. These systems use water or other liquids for air conditioning purposes (to heat, cool or modify air), or deliver water to outlet points.
You must also comply with the standards for the installation or alteration of an air handling system, water system or cooling tower. These standards reduce the risk of microbial infection in these systems.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Applications relating to air handling systems or cooling towers must be accompanied by a plan that includes:
- Details of the type, design, layout and location; the location of air inlets and air exhausts, including windows which open;
- The direction of prevailing winds and localised wind patterns;
- The location and design of other inlets and discharges which may affect or be affected by the proposed installation; and
- The position and type of any proposed developments in the vicinity of the installation of which the Council may have received notice.
Applications in relation to water systems must be accompanied by details of the type of system and plans of the design of the system.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As indicated on the approval.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for Approval to Install or Alter an Air Handling System, Water System or Cooling Tower - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)
Health (Air-handling and Water Systems) Regulations 1994 (Western Australia)
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