Permit to Obstruct Passage of Fish - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to erect any temporary or permanent structure, such as a net, dam, floodgate, causeway or weir, which will either:

  • obstruct the free passage of fish within a waterway
  • leave fish stranded in one area of a waterway
  • cause the destruction of immature fish.

This permit is only required in relation to waterways that are a Key Fish Habitat.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$174.00
GeneralMiscellaneous

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

 Resources
Comply Key Fish Habitat Maps Opens in a new browser window

Administering agency

Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Fisheries NSW

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1994 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Miscellaneous Permits
Department of Industry
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Fisheries NSW


Mailing address:
Locked Bag 1
Nelson Bay
New South Wales 2315

Phone:

02 4982 1232

Fax:

02 4982 1107
fisheries.permits@industry.nsw.gov.au

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