Environmental authority for poultry farming - Queensland

Description

You are required to obtain this Environmental Authority to operate the environmentally relevant activity of  poultry farming at 1000 or more birds.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

An environmental authority remains in force unless it is surrendered or cancelled.

Fees

Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $630.00

Environmental authority-new activity - $630 + 30% of annual fee (variation or site-specific application)

Renewal $652.00

Annual fee 1,000 to 200,000 birds

Renewal $1178.10

Annual fee 200,001 or more birds

Act(s) name

Environmental Protection Act 1994 QLD

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Protection Regulation 2008 QLD

Application process

How do I obtain it ?

Submit an application to the department's Intensive Livestock Environmental Regulation Unit at the address given in the contact list at the end of this summary sheet.

Transfer

The environmental authority can be transferred.

An application to transfer an environmental authority may be made by the holder of that authority. The application must be signed by the existing holder and the proposed holder(s) of the environmental authority. More information on how to apply can be provided by contacting the office below.

The Environmental Protection Act requires that the proposed holder is a registered suitable operator.  Department of Environment and Heritage will check the applicant's suitability.

Additional information

The Business Queensland website includes a form and fee finder which can be used to determine which environmental authority is applicable, the administering authority, the forms and fees applicable and whether or not a development approval is also required.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Science, Agriculture, Food and Regional Services

Animal Industries