Approval to Dispose of Trade Waste into a Public Sewer - New South Wales

Description

You will require this approval if you are going to discharge commercial, trade or industrial waste directly or indirectly into a public sewer.

This type of waste is referred to as liquid trade waste and includes waste produced by the following types of businesses:

  • Business / commercial premises (such as a beautician, florist, hairdresser, hotel, motel, restaurant, butcher, service station, supermarket or dentist);
  • Community / public premises (such as a craft club, school, college, university, hospital or nursing home);
  • Industrial premises;
  • Trade activities (such as a mobile carpet cleaner);
  • Commercial activities carried out in a residential location;
  • Commercial saleyards, racecourses, stables and kennels; and
  • Any wastewater transported by vehicle or drawn from ships or boats (including septic effluent).

The disposal of trade waste is regulated by different authorities in different areas of NSW, for instance:

  • The Sydney Water corporation is the regulating authority in areas where it operates the sewerage and drainage network;
  • The Hunter Water corporation is the regulating authority in areas where it operates the sewerage and drainage network; and
  • The relevant local Council is the regulating authority in areas where it operates the sewerage and drainage network.

Please consult the relevant Authority 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 you will be required to provide details of the type of waste, location and duration of the deposit.

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 Amount
Apply Application $330.00

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Approval to Dispose of Trade Waste into a Public Sewer - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Administering agency

Georges River Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Georges River Council

Operating address: Civic Centre, MacMahon Street
Hurstville
NSW 2220
Mailing address: PO BOX 205
Hurstville BC, New South Wales 1481
Phone: 02 9330 6400
Fax: 02 9330 6223
Email: mail@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
Website: Georges River Council (Opens in new window)