Extractive Industry Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate an extractive industry. An extractive industry involves the quarrying and excavation of stone, gravel, clay, limestone loam and other materials. This includes activities associated with the extraction process, such as:

  • Stripping vegetation and top soil;
  • Stockpiling, excavating and earthworks;
  • Loading of trucks and associated vehicle movements; and
  • Blasting rehabilitation.

This licence is required for all land other than Crown land. However, it does not apply to the extraction of minerals authorised under mining legislation, or to a land owner extracting materials from their own land whose sole purpose is to use those materials on that land. You may also be required to obtain planning approval to operate your extractive industry.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Provide three copies of a plan of the excavation site to a scale of between 1:500 and 1:2000;
  • Provide three copies of the intended excavation programme containing the estimated duration and the nature of the excavation;
  • Provide details of the depth and extent of the excavations;
  • Provide three copies of a rehabilitation and decommissioning program indicating environmental programmes; and
  • Supply all survey data.

Duration

As specified on licence.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$739.00
Licence$175.00
Miscellaneous

Performance guarantee (per hectare or part thereof): $2490.

TransferTransfer$60.00
RenewRenewal$60.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for an Extractive Industry Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Plantagenet

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Extractive Industries Local Law 2008

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Plantagenet


Operating address:
Lowood Road
Mount Barker
WA 6324
Mailing address:
PO BOX 48
Mount Barker, Western Australia 6324

Phone:

08 98921111

Fax:

08 98921100
info@sop.wa.gov.au

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