Approval to Place a Skip Bin in a Public Place - Northern Beaches Council - New South Wales


You will need this approval to place a skip bin in a public place. A skip bin is a bulk rubbish container or other structure designed or used for holding a substantial quantity of rubbish and which is unlikely to be lifted without mechanical assistance. This does not include any container used in connection with regular domestic rubbish collections.

When considering an application to place a skip bin in a public place, the council will take into consideration the location, size and visibility of the skip bin.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the council to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $223.00

Including first 7 days rental. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $1021.00

Late fee when containers / skips are delivered prior to obtaining a permit. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $207.00

Weekly placement fee after the first 7 days. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Local Government (General) Regulations 2021 New South Wales

Administering agency

Northern Beaches Council

Contact details

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