What it contains

This guideline provides information to assist responsible authorities and planning permit applicants in identifying risks and risk controls associated with composting activities, in order to prepare and assess planning permit applications for both standalone composting facilities, and for other land uses which involve composting activities.

This guideline is aimed at smaller composting facilities/activities which fall within the ‘prescribed registration activity’ threshold limits set out in Schedule 1 of the Environment Protection Regulations 2021.
Target audience
Responsible authorities assessing planning permit applications for composting facilities, or which involve composting operations
Publication number
Number of pages
Release date
13 November 2023
Reading level
Grade 12
Document version

Reviewed 15 November 2023