Trade waste approval - Cairns Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You will require a trade waste approval if your business will need to discharge trade waste into a sewer.

Trade waste includes any liquid waste other than domestic sewage generated from business, trade, or manufacturing premises. For example, trade waste can include grease, oil, solids, heavy metals, or chemicals.

Examples of businesses that might need a trade waste approval are:

  • cafes and restaurants
  • manufacturing
  • farms
  • abattoirs and butchers
  • medical services
  • vehicle and plant-related businesses
  • cleaning services

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

Council determines the length of this approval. If you plan to alter any of the processes involved in generating trade waste, you will need approval.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact the Council for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Trade waste approval application (Opens in new window)

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

Transfer

You cannot transfer this approval. If you change property ownership or lease a business establishment, you will have to reapply for a new approval.

Administering agency

Cairns Regional Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries

Cairns Regional Council

Operating address: 119 - 145 Spence Street
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Mailing address: PO BOX 359
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Phone: 1300 692 247
Email: council@cairns.qld.gov.au
Website: Cairns Regional Council (Opens in new window)