Temporary installation of a shipping or storage container checklist

Approval is not required if:

  • The container is used on the property, by the owners of land
  • The container has a maximum:
    • height of 3 metres measured from ground level
    • length of 12.5 metres
    • width of 2.5 metres.

Council approval is needed to locate the container on the land longer than 2 years.

Approval could be needed from the easement beneficiary to carry out works within an easement.

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