Once council receives your application, the site you wish to use will be assessed to check that it is suitable for your purpose. If approval is given we will contact you to arrange for a licence agreement to be entered into.
The licence agreement will last for 1 or 2 years depending on the land classification of the car park.
Who can apply?
Commercial operators, not for profit and charity organisations can place a Clothing Bin on Council land.
Apply for a clothing bin permit
Where can I put clothing bins?
Clothing bins can be placed in Council controlled car parks where they do not reduce high demand spaces and must not obstruct any access way or parking place. Clothing bins are prohibited from parks and reserves and on the public footpath and roadways.
How many bins?
Up to 2 clothing bins can be placed in one location.
How long does approval take?
Depending on the land classification, approval can take 2-4 months if advertising is required. Council officers can provide further information at the time of your enquiry.
How long does approval last?
Generally the approval lasts for a period up to 2 years.
Do I need insurance?
Yes you will require a minimum of $10 million Public Liability insurance.
What information do I need to provide to Council with my application?
- A completed application form
- Scaled drawing including the location of the bin
- Copy of your public liability insurance certificate of currency – minimum $10 million
Does Council have a policy on Clothing Bins?
Yes, Council has a Licensed Clothing Appeal Collection Bins on Council Land Policy
Fees are adopted by Council annually shown in our Fees and Charges. Council charges a market based fee for commercial operators and reduced fee for not for profit or charity operators (see Clothing Recycle Bins on Council Land Fee).
Policies and documents
Licensed Clothing Appeal Collection Bins on Council Land Policy
Statement of Business Ethics
Fees and charges
Clothing Bin Application Form
Enquiries can be directed to Property Officer on 9710 0574 or