Section 68 Activity Approvals

The following activities require the lodgement of a Section 68 Activity Approval application:

PART A1      Install a manufactured home, movable dwelling or associated structure on land 

PART B4      Carry out sewerage work 

PART B5      Carry out stormwater drainage work 

PART B6     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 sewer. 

PART F2      Operate a caravan park or camping ground. 

PART F3      Operate a manufactured home estate. 

PART F4      Install a domestic oil or solid fuel heating appliance, other than a portable appliance.

An approval for an activity under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 can be sought from Council under two separate assessment processes. These two processes are either as a stand alone application for the activity, or in conjunction with a Development Application which is seeking approval under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 for a use to which the activity is related. The procedure for both processes is summarised below.

Stand alone application

Application made in conjunction with Development Application

Applicant completes Section 68 Application Form

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Applicant complete "Attachment A" form

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Applicant lodges Application Form and "Attachment A" form with Council

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Council assesses application under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993

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Council determines application and issues a "Notice of Activity Application Determination" under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993

Applicant completes Development Application form

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Applicant ticks Section 68 box on Development Application form

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Applicant completes "Attachment A" form

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Applicant lodges Application Form and "Attachment A" form with Council

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Council assesses application under the Environmental Planning and Assessment (EP&A) Act 1979 (including the provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 called up under 78A(3) of the EP&A Act)

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Council determines application under the provisions of the EP&A Act and issues a "Notice of Determination" under EP&A Act (including any conditions of any S.68 Activities Approval)

 

For a stand alone application, a Section 68 Application form and an Attachment A form need to be completed and submitted to Council, along with the relevant application fees.

 For a Section 68 application made in conjunction with a Development Application, a Development Application form and Attachment A form need to be completed and submitted to Council, along with any other documentation required by the DA and the applicable application fees.

 For additional information regarding Section 68 Activity Approvals please see the Activity Approval Application Guide.

 All forms and documents relating to Section 68 Activity Approval applications can be accessed here.