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.
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 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.
As indicated on the permit.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for Blasting in a Townsite Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
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.
Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 (Western Australia)
Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 (Western Australia)
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