Resources for implementing the UPSS Regulation

Guidance material has been prepared to assist both industry stakeholders and consent authorities (usually local councils) carry out their activities and functions for premises with a UPSS on site.

Please note these resources are currently being revised and will be updated to reflect the UPSS Regulation amendment and transition of regulatory responsibility scheduled for 1 September 2019.  

Consent authorities

Best Practice Guidance

The best practice guide for environmental incident prevention and management helps UPSS owners and operators to prepare for and respond to leaks and spills in the event of an incident.

UPSS Technical notes

These technical notes are advisory only.


UPSS Guidelines

These guidelines were designed to assist persons responsible for UPSS to comply with the UPSS Regulation 2008 version (note that parts of this guideline are outdated. It is currently scheduled for review and update as part of the regulatory transition in 2019). 

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