You will require this permit if you intend to undertake well works within Tasmania. This includes, for example, excavation undertaken to give access to groundwater, any other works undertaken to repair or modify the structure of a well or any works undertaken to plug, backfill, seal or decommission a well.
A permit is not required for the construction of wells where the purpose is not to take groundwater. This includes most geotechnical, engineering and mineral exploration drilling activities.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this permit you must:
- Submit the completed application form;
- Supply any supporting documentation; and
- Pay the prescribed fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Two years, unless otherwise specified.
|Variation||$82.62||If the applicant holds an Australian well driller's licence.
All other applicants.
In general you should allow at least 10 working days to process a permit for non-commercial water supply and up to 2 - 3 times as long for a commercial permit, depending on the degree of complexity.
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE)
Water and Marine Resources
Water Management Act 1999 (Tasmania)
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