General Licence - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you intend to occupy Crown Land for a specified purpose and term.

Please note that a licence over Crown Land does not give you exclusive use and possession of the land. While you would be permitted to use the land for the specified purpose, the land also needs to remain available for public use.

Please note that certain activities require different licences to use or occupy Crown Land, including:

  • grazing livestock
  • building foreshore facilities
  • mining
  • building communications infrastructure
  • hosting a short term event.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.

Act(s) name

Crown Land Management Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Crown Land Management Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Housing and Infrastructure

Crown Lands

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.