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:

  • Be willing to comply with any conditions placed on your licence;
  • Have a current public liability insurance policy of at least $10 million;
  • Pay the prescribed fees; and
  • Submit any required supporting documentation, such as plans, evidence of other approvals, and consent in writing of the owner of the excavation site.

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

Duration

As specified on the licence.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$739.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

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

Other resources

Administering agency

City of Greater Geraldton

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Local Planning Scheme 1

Contact details

Planning Officer, Town Planning Team
City of Greater Geraldton


Operating address:
63 Cathedral Avenue
Geraldton
WA 6530
Mailing address:
PO BOX 101
Geraldton PO, Western Australia 6531

Phone:

08 99566600
council@cgg.wa.gov.au

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