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Consent to discharge contaminants onto land or into the air or water

Types of discharge consents

A discharge consent provides for the discharge of stormwater, wastewater or other contaminants into water, or onto or into land.

An Industrial or Trade Activity (ITA) consent manages the discharge of contaminants (including environmentally hazardous substances) from an industrial or trade activity site.

Apply online to discharge contaminants onto land or into the air or water

We only accept online applications to discharge contaminants onto land or into the air or water. If you are unable to apply digitally, visit one of our service centres for assistance in making your online application.


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If there is no way to provide digital copies of your plans or documents, visit one of our service centres. Our staff will accept your documents for an additional charge. The charge covers costs involved with us scanning your documents into our digital consent system.

Call us on 09 301 0101 to speak with our building and planning help desk if you have questions regarding your application.

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