Trade Waste Bylaw (215KB PDF)
Introducing the bylaw and stating its purpose, scope, and definitions.
Covers how trade waste is discharged, stored, transported and handled, including the use of harmful materials.
Application process for a trade waste consent, conditions of a consent, suspension and cancellation. Also covers classifying trade waste discharges.
Rules about diluting waste, and how the waste quality is measured including mass limits.
Covers sampling, testing and monitoring of the discharge of trade waste.
How the bylaw is administered - district divisions, fees and charges and service of documents, and transfer of consents made under the 1992 bylaw.
Specifies the conditions under which the Council issues trade waste consents.
Specifies the physical and chemical characteristics of prohibited trade waste.
Specifies the sampling procedure followed when it's necessary to take samples to check discharge characteristics.
Includes map showing the catchment areas for Wellington's three wastewater treatment plants.
Describes both simple and controlled types of trade waste, as well as measuring and sampling processes to identify characteristics of trade waste discharges.
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