EPA Environmental Impact Assessment - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require an environmental impact assessment (EIA) if you are engaged in new development proposals or are aware of proposals that are likely to have a significant effect on the environment.

Development proposals include proposals for mining, industry, and infrastructure such as ports, railways and pipelines. All proposals are considered in order to decide whether or not they require a formal environmental impact assessment.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

An environmental impact assessment requires you to:

  • Be willing to comply with any ongoing requirements of the assessment process;
  • Submit the required documentation and forms, covering the intended project, the expected environmental impacts, and management plans for these impacts; and
  • pay the prescribed fees.

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


To be determined.



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

Administering agency

Environmental Protection Authority

Act(s) name

Environmental Protection Act 1986 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Office of the Environment Protection Authority
Environmental Protection Authority

Mailing address:
Locked Bag 33
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850


08 6467 5600


08 6467 5562

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