You may require this lease if you intend to construct infrastructure relating to mining production activities in onshore areas of Western Australia.
A general purpose lease entitles you to exclusive occupation of the land. It may be granted for one of the following purposes:
- Erecting, placing and operating machinery in connection with mining operations;
- Depositing or treating minerals or tailings obtain from any land; or
- Using the land for any other specified purpose directly connected with mining operations.
The maximum area you may be granted under a general purpose lease is 10 hectares, unless the Agency is satisfied that a larger area of land is necessary. You may apply for multiple general purpose leases. A general purpose lease is limited to 15 metres below the lowest part of the natural surface of the land.
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 lease you must:
- Submit any required forms;
- Pay the required rent for the first year of the term of the lease; and
- Pay the required application fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
Approximately 3-6 months.
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Minerals and Mining
Mining Act 1978 (Western Australia)
Mining Regulations 1981 (Western Australia)
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