Permit to Use Explosives, Electrical Devices or Other Dangerous Substances - New South Wales

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to use explosives, electrical devices or dangerous chemicals in or near water (seas, oceans, tributaries, lakes, dams, rivers, creeks, etc). This permit can be used for activities such as capturing fish, scientific purposes (including the testing of defence equipment), sinking piers, creating trenches, destroying derelict ships and for fireworks displays.

Applications for the use of explosives will only be approved where it is required for essential community purposes. Applications may be approved for the use of electrical devices or poisons to be used in the removal of noxious or introduced species from waters.

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

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

Duration

The permit is valid for period specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $347.00

Permit or renewal of permit to use explosives or electrical devices.

General Miscellaneous All $174.00

Assessment.

Act(s) name

Fisheries Management Act 1994 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2010 NSW

Application process

Lodge

You must include specific details in your application regarding the electronic and explosive equipment to be used and the areas in which it will be used. Please see the application form for more details.

Administering agency

Department of Industry

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Fisheries NSW

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Head Office

Fisheries NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Industry

Operating address: Port Stephens Fisheries Centre
Taylors Beach Road
Taylors Beach
New South Wales 2316
Mailing address: Locked Bag 1
Nelson Bay
New South Wales 2315
Phone: 1300 550 474
Phone: 02 4982 1232
Fax: 02 4982 1107
Email: information-advisory@dpi.nsw.gov.au