Environmentally relevant activities

Local Government is responsible for regulating some environmentally relevant activities under the Environmental Protection Act 1994.  These activities are:

  • asphalt manufacturing
  • plastic product manufacturing
  • metal forming
  • metal recovery
  • surface coating
  • boat maintenance and repair
  • waste incineration and thermal treatment.

Operators of these activities are required to hold an environmental authority.

To find out more information on how to obtain approval, visit the LG Toolbox website.

Note: Applicants are also required to submit a development application and register as a suitable operator. For more information, visit to LG Toolbox website.