Permit for Commercial Refuse Disposal Activities - Tasmania


You will require a permit if you intend to:

  • deal in the collection, disposal, or sale of recyclable or rubbish goods
  • operate a commercial refuse collection vehicle
  • enter a refuse disposal area, recycling centre or resource recovery facility for commercial activities when the area is closed to the general public
  • remain in the disposal area longer than is reasonably necessary to deposit or collect rubbish or recyclable materials.

Permissible activities may vary. Please talk to your council commercial waste section before commencing your waste collection activities.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 Tasmania

Administering agency

Your local council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Service

Your local council

Website: Tasmanian Council directory (Opens in new window)