Blasting in a Townsite Permit - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct blasting operations within a townsite. These operations may involve the blasting of rocks or other solid matter, or the blasting to damage, destroy or demolish any structure on land or water.

Permits are subject to conditions designed to protect public safety. 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

To be eligible for this permit, you must hold public risk insurance of at least $5 million (or higher if the circumstances require). The application must set out the following information:

  • Date, location and purpose of the blasting;
  • Details of the person who will use the explosive (this person must hold a shot firing licence); and
  • Details of your public risk insurance policy.

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

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Blasting in a Townsite Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Additional information

You must submit the permit application and blasting plan at least one working day before the proposed use of explosives. One application may cover multiple explosions.

Administering agency

Shire of Christmas Island

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Christmas Island


Operating address:
George Fam Centre, 2 Murray Road
Christmas Island
WA 6798
Mailing address:
PO BOX 863
Christmas Island, Western Australia 6798

Phone:

08 91648300

Fax:

08 91648304
admin@shire.gov.cx

Website:

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