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GAS INFRASTRUCTURE (PLANNING PERMIT EXEMPTION) REGULATIONS 2014 (S.R. 2014, NO. 61) - REG 3

Prescribed work and criteria

(1)  For the purposes of section 86(2)(b) of the Gas Act 2000 , work is work of a prescribed kind if the work is –
(a) gas connection work; or
(b) work undertaken on gas infrastructure; or
(c) work undertaken on a pressure reduction facility.
(2)  For the purposes of section 86(2)(b) of the Gas Act 2000 , the prescribed criteria for work of a kind prescribed under subregulation (1) are –
(a) in the case of work prescribed under subregulation (1)(a) , that the work is undertaken on a distribution system; and
(b) in the case of work prescribed under subregulation (1)(b) , that the work is not undertaken on a pressure reduction facility; and
(c) in the case of work prescribed under subregulation (1)(c) , that –
(i) the work is only undertaken within an area that is zoned for rural or industrial purposes; and
(ii) the work is intended to be undertaken primarily during daylight hours; and
(iii) at the time the work is completed, the pressure reduction facility is not intended to exceed –
(A) 7.5 metres in height at any point; and
(B) a ground area of more than 30 metres by 40 metres; and
(iv) at the time the work commences (if the work is intended to take more than 4 weeks), it is intended that the work will not result in a time average A-weighted sound pressure level (as defined in Australian Standard AS1055.1-1997 Acoustics – Description and measurement of environmental noise – General procedures ) that exceeds –
(A) if the work is to take more than 4 weeks but not more than 26 weeks to be completed, 60dB(A) when evaluated over any 10-minute period beyond the boundary of the land parcel on which the pressure reduction facility is situated; and
(B) if the work is to take more than 26 weeks to be completed, 55dB(A) when evaluated over any 10-minute period beyond the boundary of the land parcel on which the pressure reduction facility is situated; and
(v) at the time the work commences, it is intended that the work will not require the site, where the work is being undertaken, to be artificially illuminated for substantial periods between dusk and dawn, unless necessary during an emergency or emergency work.
(3)  In this regulation –
pressure reduction facility means a facility that has the primary purpose of altering the pressure between a transmission pipeline, within the meaning of the Gas Pipelines Act 2000 , and a distribution system.



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