Skip Bin Permit

If you are placing a skip bin on Council's land, you will need a Skip Bin Permit, in accordance with “Local Law No.3 Community Amenity” (Clause 105). More information: Local law No.3 Community Amenity

  • The location of the skip bin must comply with the requirements of the Department of Transport Code of Practice for the Placement of Waste Bins on Roadsides
  • A permit is not required if the skip bin is placed on a private property
  • Skip bins are prohibited on arterial roads

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For Residents needing a skip bin delivered to their property

Skip Bin Permits must be obtained by an accredited supplier and must be applied for 2 days prior to the anticipated skip bin delivery. Payment for the permit will be incorporated in the cost the skip bin company will charge you.

Please note:

  • The skip bin company must be registered with us before they can apply for a permit.
  • The City of Monash does not provide skip bins for hire.
  • If a Skip Bin Permit is not appropriate for the site, an Occupy Roadway Permit may allow for the skip bin to be placed there. This incorporates a more stringent process to allow for skip bin placement in more hazardous locations.

Skip Bin Companies

The City of Monash is introducing Registered Users for skip bin companies. This will impact on how you submit your applications.

Phone requests and paper application forms will no longer be accepted as from 15 April 2021.

You must register with Council to apply for skip bin permits. Registration is open from 8 April 2021.

Companies seeking to place skip bins (mini skips) on public land must obtain a permit prior to placing the bin and follow the conditions of the skip bin permit. Failure to do so may result in an infringement being issued.

For Skip Bin Companies that require accreditation

1. Companies not already accredited must complete the following form and submit it via

Skip Bin - Accreditation Form (pdf, 554KB)

Companies must provide evidence of public liability insurance to a minimum value of $20,000,000.

2. Once the form is received and processed by Council, you will receive a letter with instructions on how to register.

3. When applying online to become a registered user, you will need to input your unique identifier number that Council has provided for you.

4. After you have submitted your application, Council will issue you with a confirmation email including login details. After that you will be able to apply online via Skip Bin Portal.

For already Accredited Skip Bin Companies

If your company is already accredited with the City of Monash, there is no need to complete the accreditation form. You will receive a letter from Council with instructions on how to register.

Skip Bin Application Process

(After the registration has been completed)

1. Login to your registered user account:

Login online

2. Apply via online Skip Bin Permit portal


  • Full payment will be processed as you apply
  • Application should be received 2 days prior (continuations/new permits at the same location require 1 day notice)
  • Occupy Roadway Permit required for skip bins exceeding 20m3 volume and/or exceeding 1.5m height

3. Council will review the application:

  • If successful, a permit will be issued via email
  • If not successful, Council will decline in writing and a reversal of payment will be processed.

4. If approved, the skip bin may be delivered on specified date/time by the applicant (Council will inspect to ensure compliance with OH&S).

5. Skip bin must be removed on specified date/time by the applicant (Council will inspect to ensure skip bin removal and that no damage to Council assets have occurred).

If you wish to extend the permit timeframe, you will be required to apply for a new skip bin permit. You will be asked to supply your previous skip bin permit number upon application.

How long will it take?

Applications must be received by the Asset Protection Department 2 days prior to the anticipated skip bin delivery (continuations/new permits at the same location require 1 day notice). The City of Monash will not guarantee issuing a permit if the application has been received less than 2 days prior.

Permit fees

  • Local Roads (1 week max.): $95.00
  • Activity/Shopping Centre (2 hours max. 7am to 9am): $100.00

Activity Centres may have skip bins in the strict hours of 7:00am to 9:00am Monday to Friday. Permission for any alteration must be agreed in writing by the City of Monash.


Phone: (03) 9518 3555


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Last updated: 08 April 2021