You will need details on the type of controlled plant in order to apply for a Construction Permit and Operating Licence.
As legislated under the Clean Air Act 1991, controlled plants are defined as facilities used for the following:
- Manufacture of:
- Asphalt or ready-mixed concrete; or
- Chemical, stone, clay, glass, cement or lime products or fertilisers or animal by-products
- Production or processing of metal or of organic or inorganic chemicals, or for the processing of wood or wood products
- Crushing, processing or transfer of gravel, stone, sand or soil
- Treatment or disposal of sewage
- Drying of hay or forage, or for the production of compost
- Generating of electricity or steam
- Spray painting of vehicles or machinery
- Dry cleaning of apparel
- Non-portable internal combustion engines (excluding motor vehicle engines) such as compressors and gas or diesel powered pumps
- Storage, treatment or disposal of hazardous materials (as defined in regulations)
- Burning, or a pyre consisting of prohibited debris
- Any other thing declared by regulations to be a controlled plant for the purposes of the Act.