Approval to Place a Skip Bin in a Public Place - Ryde City 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

An application for placement of waste containers or skips on the footway section of any road must be accompanied by evidence of a current Public Liability Insurance policy of a minimum of $5 million.


Please consult directly with the Council for information on any further eligibility requirements specific to your approval.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee per skip bin or container:

  • 1 to 3 days - $100.00
  • 4 and 7 days - $142.00
  • more than 7 days - $195.00.

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

Ryde City Council

Contact details

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