Apply for skip bin permit
The storage of a skip bin or container on the road or nature strip requires a permit prior to placement.
Each time a skip bin is to be placed on Council land, you must apply for a permit for that skip.
Apply to place skips on public land
Skip Bin and Container Application(PDF, 236KB)
To apply for and obtain a permit (at least 4 hours prior to the placement of the skip bin), you must provide:
- a completed application
- a copy of your current PL insurance certificate (minimum $20 million)
- payment details.
All applications are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Paying for skip permits
The fee is charged at a rate of $21.45 per skip, per day.
This permit is required by General Local Law No. 1 (2015).
Any skip bin stored on Council land without a permit will be impounded.
Failure to comply with Council’s Local Law may result in infringements being issued up to $1,000 for each offence.
Where to place bins
When placing a bin it must not:
- protrude onto footpaths or road pavements
- interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic flow
- be placed in right of ways or lanes
- be placed in time restricted parking areas.
If the bin is placed on a road between sunset and sunrise it must have a reflective safety tape on it.
For more information contact us on 9490 4222.