Approval of Type B Gas Appliances - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this approval if you intend to manufacture a large industrial or commercial gas appliance. A gas appliance is a gas burning appliance that has been manufactured, adapted or is designed for connection to a consumer piping system. A consumer piping system is a system of pipes, pipe fasteners and things connected to the pipes that is used to carry gas from:

  • the outlet of a meter to measure the consumption of gas on the premises to a gas appliance inlet
  • the outlet of a gas storage tank or cylinder to a gas appliance inlet.

A type B appliance means a gas appliance that consumes gas at a rate of 10MJ/h. The gas appliance will need to comply with the relevant standards and codes of practice. You may not need this approval if the appliance is already approved under a corresponding law.

Service type


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.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $234.15 Per appliance for a domestic premises. Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All $782.45 Per appliance for a commercial premises. Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All $234.15 Per commercial premises (each identical appliance in the same submission). Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All $313.00 Flue design approval request. Fees for 2022-23

Act(s) name

Gas Safety Act 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Gas Safety Regulation 2001 Australian Capital Territory

Application process


You must provide:

  • an application in writing
  • details outlining how the appliance will comply with the relevant standards
  • the plans, specifications and operating requirements for the appliance
  • the details of the person who is responsible for any gasfitting and gas appliance work related to the gas appliance.

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.