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 Inspection All $40.00

Fee per small device.

Apply Inspection All $75.00 Fee per large device.
Vary Inspection All $238.70 Re-inspection fee.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 NSW

Approval time

28 days.

Administering agency

Forbes Shire Council

Contact details

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

Customer Service

Forbes Shire Council

Operating address: 2 Court Street
Forbes
NSW 2871
Mailing address: PO BOX 333
Forbes, New South Wales 2871
Phone: 02 6850 2300
Fax: 02 6850 2399
Email: forbes@forbes.nsw.gov.au
Website: Forbes Shire Council (Opens in new window)