Blasting permit (Southern Downs) - Queensland

Service summary

Council advise that this permit is dealt with as a Development Application for an Environmentally Relevant Activity (ERA). Contact council for further information.

Service type


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

Definition of terms

Authorised person

means a person (who must hold a Shotfirer's Licence under the Explosives Act 1999) authorised by local council to exercise the powers of an authorised person under this local law.

Blasting operations

means the preparation of explosives for use, or the detonation of explosives.


Council may only grant permits for specific blasting operations or a specified series of blasting operations to be conducted over a period specified in the permit.

Administering agency

Southern Downs Regional Council

Contact details

Southern Downs Regional Council

Operating address:
64 Fitzroy Street
Warwick, Queensland 4370
Mailing address:
Warwick, Queensland 4370


07 4661 0300


07 4661 0333


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