(1) A person may carry out an activity specified in the following Table only with the prior approval of the council, except in so far as this Act, the regulations or a local policy adopted under Part 3 allows the activity to be carried out without that approval.
(2) This section does not apply to the carrying out of an activity specified in Part B of the following Table--(a) on land within the area of operations of the Sydney Water Board under the Sydney Water Act 1994 , or(b) on land within the area of operations of the Hunter Water Board under the Hunter Water Act 1991 .
(3) This section does not apply to the carrying out of an activity specified in item 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6 of Part B of the following Table on land within the area of operations of a water supply authority constituted under the Water Management Act 2000 .
Note : A person who fails to obtain an approval or who carries out an activity otherwise than in accordance with an approval is guilty of an offence--see secs 626 and 627.
Table ApprovalsPart A Structures or places of public entertainment1 Install a manufactured home, moveable dwelling or associated structure on landPart B Water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage work1 Carry out water supply work2 Draw water from a council water supply or a standpipe or sell water so drawn3 Install, alter, disconnect or remove a meter connected to a service pipe4 Carry out sewerage work5 Carry out stormwater drainage work6 Connect a private drain or sewer with a public drain or sewer under the control of a council or with a drain or sewer which connects with such a public drain or sewerPart C Management of waste1 For fee or reward, transport waste over or under a public place2 Place waste in a public place3 Place a waste storage container in a public place4 Dispose of waste into a sewer of the council5 Install, construct or alter a waste treatment device or a human waste storage facility or a drain connected to any such device or facility6 Operate a system of sewage management (within the meaning of section 68A)Part D Community land1 Engage in a trade or business2 Direct or procure a theatrical, musical or other entertainment for the public3 Construct a temporary enclosure for the purpose of entertainment4 For fee or reward, play a musical instrument or sing5 Set up, operate or use a loudspeaker or sound amplifying device6 Deliver a public address or hold a religious service or public meetingPart E Public roads1 Swing or hoist goods across or over any part of a public road by means of a lift, hoist or tackle projecting over the footway2 Expose or allow to be exposed (whether for sale or otherwise) any article in or on or so as to overhang any part of the road or outside a shop window or doorway abutting the road, or hang an article beneath an awning over the roadPart F Other activities1 Operate a public car park2 Operate a caravan park or camping ground3 Operate a manufactured home estate4 Install a domestic oil or solid fuel heating appliance, other than a portable appliance5 Install or operate amusement devices7 Use a standing vehicle or any article for the purpose of selling any article in a public place10 Carry out an activity prescribed by the regulations or an activity of a class or description prescribed by the regulations