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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (GENERAL) REGULATION 2005 - REG 48

Activities for which approval is not required

48 Activities for which approval is not required

The following activities may be carried out without the prior approval of the council subject to such conditions as are specified:

(a) The transporting of waste over or under a public place for fee or reward if:
(i) the activity is licensed under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 , or
(ii) the activity is being carried out in the Sydney metropolitan area as defined in Part 3 (Interpretative provisions) of Schedule 1 to that Act, or
(iii) the waste is being transported through the area of the council and is not being collected or deposited in that area.
Note : A person who transports waste for fee or reward in circumstances that do not require a pollution control licence issued by the Environment Protection Authority must comply with the relevant requirements of the Regulations made under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 .
(b) The placing of waste in a public place, if it is done in accordance with arrangements instituted by the council.
(c) The discharge of sewage of a domestic nature into a sewer of the council, if it is done in accordance with arrangements instituted by the council.
(d) The disposal of septic tank effluent into a sewer of the council, if the premises are within a Common Effluent Drainage District declared by the council.
(e) The installation, construction or alteration of a waste treatment device, if that installation, construction or alteration is done:
(i) under the authority of a licence in force under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 , or
(ii) in a vessel used for navigation, or
(iii) in a motor vehicle that is registered within the meaning of the Road Transport Act 2013 and is used primarily for road transport.
(f) So much of the operation of a system of sewage management as is limited to an action carried out:
(i) under the authority of a licence in force under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 , or
(ii) in a vessel used for navigation, or
(iii) in a motor vehicle that is registered within the meaning of the Road Transport Act 2013 and is used primarily for road transport.
(g) An activity referred to in Part B or C of the Table to section 68 of the Act if it is carried out under the authority of a licence in force under the Water Industry Competition Act 2006 .



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