You will require this licence if you intend to use or install a mooring in an environmental reserve. You will not require this licence if:
- the mooring is not located in an environmental reserve
- the mooring you want to use is a designated public or temporary mooring
- you have a commercial activities licence that already covers using a mooring.
Environmental reserves can include:
- state forests
- timber reserves
- national parks
- conservation parks
- marine nature reserves
- marine parks
- marine management areas
- some private reserves managed by the state government.
If your mooring is located in one of the above areas, you may apply for either a:
- rental mooring licence (allowing you to use rental mooring)
- private mooring licence (allowing you to install and / or own and control a private mooring). You can only apply to install a private mooring in an area designated by the Agency as a mooring area.
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 licence you must:
- specify the location of the mooring (or proposed mooring) to which the application relates
- give the particulars of the vessel to which the application relates (for rental moorings) or the purposes for the mooring and the particulars of the class of vessels which will use the mooring (for private moorings)
- specify the period for which the licence is sought
- ensure your mooring is suitable for the types of vessels that will use it
- ensure your mooring does not constitute a danger or interfere with the navigation of other craft.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the licence.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Mooring Licence in an Environmental Reserve - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Parks and Wildlife
Conservation and Land Management Act 1984 (Western Australia)
Conservation and Land Management Regulations 2002 (Western Australia)
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