Approval to Install or Operate Amusement Devices - New South Wales

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to install or operate amusement devices. This approval is required to ensure that minimum health and safety standards are met.

An amusement device is a powered device that can carry or support members of the public for the purpose of amusement, entertainment or sightseeing (for example, carnival rides).

Please be aware that certain small amusement devices may be exempt from this approval. Small amusement devices are designed primarily for the use of children aged 12 years or less and includes mini-ferris wheels, battery operated cars and miniature railways.

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 the Council must be satisfied that:

  • The ground or other surface on which the device is to be or has been erected is appropriate and safe;
  • The device is registered;
  • The device is to be or has been erected in accordance with all conditions (if any) relating to its erection set out in the current certificate of registration;
  • There is a current log book; and
  • There is a current contract of insurance or indemnity for the device

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

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $134.00 Plus inspection fee.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Approval to Install or Operate Amusement Devices - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Hilltops Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: 6-8 Market Street
Boorowa
NSW 2586
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5
Young, New South Wales 2594
Phone: 02 6380 2000
Fax: 02 6380 1299
Email: mail@hilltops.nsw.gov.au
Website: Hilltops Council (Opens in new window)