You will require this permit if you intend to construct a place or establish new plant or facilities for commercial fish processing.
You may not require this permit if you intend only to process fish that have been kept, bred, hatched, cultured or harvested on site in accordance with an Aquaculture Licence. You also may not require this permit if you intend to process fish to be served as meals or sold by retail to the public at the place of processing.
Please note that this permit does not authorise you to actually process the fish. This requires a separate licence.
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:
- Be deemed a fit and proper person;
- Intend to process fish for a commercial purpose in or on the place;
- Be likely to satisfy the criteria for the grant of a fish processor's licence;
- Obtain planning approval for construction or modification from other relevant authorities;
- Satisfy the agency that it is in the better interests of the fishing industry to grant the permit; and
- Pay the prescribed fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on permit.
Please submit your application form together with the application fee.
Fish Resources Management Act 1994 (Western Australia)
Fish Resources Management Regulations 1995 (Western Australia)
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