Bulk waste containers

Approval to place a bulk waste container on a public road reserve is required under Section 138 of the Roads Act 1993 and Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993. Suppliers of bulk waste containers are required to maintain a current registration with Council (renewed annually); and submit an application for each container placement to gain this approval.

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To apply online to be a registered supplier of bulk waste containers or to apply online to place a bulk waste container in Lake Macquarie City, your company must be registered with Council's Online Services. Registration can take up to one business day to process. If you have already registered your company with Council's Online Services you can sign in below.

Once signed in, you'll need to click on the Licencing tab and then New Request to get started.

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Apply online to be a registered supplier

Gather your documents

As part of this application you will need to provide the following:

  • Evidence of adequate public liability insurance for $20,000,000.

Your insurance broker will be able to provide a 'Certificate of Currency', which should list Lake Macquarie City Council under 'Interested Party', provide an expiry date and the amount of public liability coverage. Please note that if your insurance policy expires during the period of registration, you will need to email the updated insurance details to council@lakemac.nsw.gov.au or your registration may be cancelled.

You will also need to comply with the Council conditions(PDF, 706KB) for placing waste storage containers on a public place.

For further advice of what to submit for the above application, please contact our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333, 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ask to speak to an Asset Technical Officer.

Pay

Fees have been waived for this financial year as part of our COVID-19 business support program.

Apply

Once you have gathered your documentation, you can apply online. You'll need to upload electronic versions of the required documentation in order to complete your application.

Once signed in, you'll need to click on the Licencing tab and then New Request to get started.

Apply to be a registered supplier

Apply in person to be a registered supplier

Gather your documents

As part of this application you will need to provide the following:

  • Evidence of adequate public liability insurance for $20,000,000.

Your insurance broker will be able to provide a 'Certificate of Currency', which should list Lake Macquarie City Council under 'Interested Party', provide an expiry date and the amount of public liability coverage. Please note that if your insurance policy expires during the period of registration, you will need to email the updated insurance details to council@lakemac.nsw.gov.au or your registration may be cancelled.

You will also need to comply with the Council conditions(PDF, 706KB) for placing waste storage containers on a public place.

For further advice of what to submit for the above application, please contact our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333, 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ask to speak to a Asset Technical Officer.

Pay

Fees have been waived for this financial year as part of our COVID-19 business support program.

Visit us

Once you have gathered your documentation, you are ready to lodge your application.  Please visit our Customer Service Centre where staff can assist you.

Apply online to place a bulk waste container

Approved registered suppliers may apply online to place bulk waste containers on road reserves.

Gather your documents

As part of this application you will need to provide the following:

  • your approved supplier license number and your company details
  • address of the property where the container will be placed

  • a sketch of the proposed location of the bin, with dimensions and distances from the kerb and intersections

You will also need to comply with the Council conditions(PDF, 706KB) for placing waste storage containers on a public place.

For further advice of what to submit for the above application, please contact our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333, 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ask to speak to an Asset Technical Officer.

Pay

Fees are payable as part of the application process.

Apply

Once you have gathered your documentation, you can apply online. You'll need to upload electronic versions of the required documentation in order to complete your application.

Once signed in, you'll need to click on the Licencing tab and then New Request to get started.

Apply to place a bulk waste container

Apply in person to place a bulk waste container

Approved registered suppliers may apply in person to place bulk waste containers on road reserves.

Gather your documents

As part of this application you will need to provide the following:

  • your approved supplier license number and your company details
  • address of the property where the container will be placed

  • a sketch of the proposed location of the bin, with dimensions and distances from the kerb and intersections

You will also need to comply with the Council conditions(PDF, 706KB) for placing waste storage containers on a public place.

For further advice of what to submit for the above application, please contact our Customer Service Centre on 02 4921 0333, 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ask to speak to an Asset Technical Officer.

Pay

Fees are payable as part of the application process.

Apply

Once you have gathered your documentation, you can apply. Please visit our Customer Service Centre where staff can assist you.