Cairns Regional Council - Trade Waste Approval Application Terms and Conditions

Trade Waste Approval Application

  • All questions on the following page must be answered before Trade Waste Approval can be given.
  • The application fee is payable at the time of lodgement. Additional fees may apply if a pre-treatment system is approved not to be installed. These additional fees will be payable via a separate invoice prior to a valid Trade Waste Approval being issued.
  • This application must be lodged by a person who has the authority both to make the statements set out in this application form and give the following undertakings.
    • I undertake to Cairns Regional Council that I have the authority to make the statements set out within this application and give the undertakings set out below.
    • If Cairns Regional Council approve the Occupier application to discharge Trade Waste to a Council Sewer, the Occupier will:
      • Comply with all the conditions of any Trade Waste Approval and;
      • Ensure that all plumbing and drainage work on the site complies with all requirements of, the relevant plumbing and drainage acts, codes and any Trade Waste requirements imposed by Cairns Regional Council and;
      • Pay all fees and charges associated with trade waste approval.
  • IMPORTANT: It is against the law for you to discharge trade waste until you have a current trade waste approval. If you discharge trade waste without an approval, you could be liable for an Infringement Notice issued to you and denied trade waste approval.

If you have any specific enquiries regarding how to complete this form, or you require further information regarding fees, please contact the Trade Waste Department on 07 4044 8235.


Terms and conditions of Trade Waste Permit Application

  • Application will not be assessed until your application is properly made and paid in full.
  • Please be aware that additional approvals may be required upon review of application.
  • Please be aware that additional fees may be required upon review of your application.
  • Cairns Regional Council – Information Privacy Statement
    Your personal information has been collected for the purpose of processing your application to Discharge Trade Waste. The collection of this information is authorised under the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008. You are providing personal information which will be used for the purpose of delivering services and carrying out Council business. Your personal information is handled in accordance with the Information and Privacy Act 2009 and will be accessed by persons who have been authorised to do so. Your information will not be given to any other person or agency unless you have given Council permission or the disclosure is required by law.

Please ensure you have read and understood the Terms and Conditions of the application before proceeding.