Permit to Place a Skip or Large Container on Council Land - City of Port Phillip - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to place a storage or bulk rubbish container on a road. A bulk rubbish container is a bin, skip, 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 your council's regular domestic rubbish collections.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To apply for this permit, you need to submit:

  • an application form
  • proof of Current Public Liability Insurance to a minimum of $10 million.

The council may have specific requirements depending on the location of the container, please consult the council for their requirements.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Fees for commercial waste bins:

  • 120 litre bin - $72.00
  • 240 litre bin - $103.50
  • up to 1,200 litres - $414.00.
Fees for 2021-22.
Apply Application All $29.15 Application fee to store a refuse / skip bin on Council land. Fees for 2021-22.
Apply Licence All $111.50 Permit fee. Fees for 2021-22.
Apply Licence All $20.30

Licence fees for skip bins on Council land. Fees for 2021-22.


Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2013

Administering agency

City of Port Phillip

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:

Development Services

City of Port Phillip

Operating address: 99a Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Mailing address: PRIVATE BAG 3
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Phone: 03 9209 6777
Fax: 03 9536 2722
Website: City of Port Phillip (Opens in new window)