(1) A person may carry out an activity specified in the following Table only with the prior approval of the council, except in so far as this Act, the regulations or a local policy adopted under Part 3 allows the activity to be carried out without that approval.(2) This section does not apply to the carrying out of an activity specified in Part B of the following Table:(a) on land within the area of operations of the Sydney Water Board under the Sydney Water Act 1994, or(b) on land within the area of operations of the Hunter Water Board under the Hunter Water Act 1991.(3) This section does not apply to the carrying out of an activity specified in item 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6 of Part B of the following Table on land within the area of operations of a water supply authority constituted under the Water Management Act 2000.Note. A person who fails to obtain an approval or who carries out an activity otherwise than in accordance with an approval is guilty of an offence—see secs 626 and 627.
Part A Structures or places of public entertainment
Part B Water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage work
Part C Management of waste
Part D Community land
Part E Public roads
2 Expose or allow to be exposed (whether for sale or otherwise) any article in or on or so as to overhang any part of the road or outside a shop window or doorway abutting the road, or hang an article beneath an awning over the road
Part F Other activities
(1) In this Part, operate a system of sewage management means hold or process, or re-use or discharge, sewage or by-products of sewage (whether or not the sewage is generated on the premises on which the system of sewage management is operated).(2) Without limiting subsection (1), operate a system of sewage management includes the following:(a) use artificial wetlands, transpiration mounds, trenches, vegetation and other effluent polishing, dispersal or re-use arrangements in related land application areas,(b) hold or process sewage that is to be subsequently discharged into a public sewer.(3) However, operate a system of sewage management does not include any of the following:(a) any action relating to the discharge of sewage directly into a public sewer,(b) any action relating to sewage or by-products of sewage after their discharge into a public sewer.(4) In this section:
public sewer means a sewer operated by a council or county council, a water supply authority (within the meaning of the Water Management Act 2000), a State owned corporation specified in Schedule 1 or 5 to the State Owned Corporations Act 1989 (or a subsidiary of such a corporation) or any other public or local authority.
related land application area, in relation to a sewage management facility, means the area of land (if any) where it is intended that effluent and bio-solid waste from the facility will be re-used, applied or dispersed into the environment.
sewage includes any effluent of the kind referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of waste in the Dictionary to this Act.
sewage management facility means:(a) a human waste storage facility, or(b) a waste treatment device intended to process sewage,and includes a drain connected to such a facility or device.
68B Approvals not personal property under Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)
An approval under this Part is declared not to be personal property for the purposes of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 of the Commonwealth.Note. The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 of the Commonwealth does not apply in relation to a right, licence or authority granted by or under a law of a State that is declared by the law not to be personal property for the purposes of that Act.