The applicant for a licence must be a legal entity (e.g. person(s) or company). A business name or shop name is not a legal entity and cannot be the licence holder.

To obtain a development approval, all Environmentally Relevant Activity applications will require the following forms to be submitted prior to obtaining Operators Registration.

Application forms are available:

  • IDAS Form 1 Application Details
  • IDAS Form 8 Environmentally Relevant Activity (ERA)
  • Development assessment checklist

To help applicants, council has developed an additional form. This eliminates the need for an applicant to complete questions 3 and 4 on the IDAS form Part G Environmentally relevant activity (ERA):

Registration Certificate application forms are also available:

If applying for a single Registration Certificate for multiple activities under s73D of the Environmental Protection Act 1994, this form must be attached to the above application form for a Registration Certificate.

Incentive licensing scheme

Under the Incentive Licensing Scheme, a council licensed ERA can obtain a rating of: