Approval of Type B Gas Appliances - Australian Capital Territory


You will require 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 be required to comply with the relevant standards and codes of practice. You may not require this approval if the appliance is already approved under a corresponding law.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


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 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.

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


As specified on the approval.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Act(s) name

Gas Safety Act 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Gas Safety Regulation 2001 Australian Capital Territory

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Licensing Unit


Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Operating address: Ground Floor South, Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 1923
Website: Planning and Land Authority (Opens in new window)