Certification of a Forest Practices Plan - Tasmania

Description

You will need this certification if you intend to undertake any forest practice on any land. A forest practice is considered to be any of the following:

  • harvesting and regenerating native forest
  • harvesting and / or establishing plantations
  • clearing trees for other purposes, including agriculture
  • clearing and converting threatened native vegetation communities
  • constructing roads and quarries for the above purposes
  • harvesting tree ferns.

A forest practices plan contains the following information:

  • specifications of forest practices being carried out
  • plan for restocking the land with trees
  • if harvesting tree ferns, the name of harvester, the number of ferns and the period of time for harvesting
  • if clearing land: the identity, number and location of any threatened native vegetation community and details of replacement or development works
  • if harvesting timber, the name of the timber processor
  • the period that forest practices will be carried out and the period for which the plan is to remain in force.

You will need to lodge a certificate of compliance with the Authority within 30 days of completing a discrete operation as is prescribed within a Forest Practices Plan.

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 with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Certification of a Forest Practices Plan - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this form to be submitted.
Apply All Certificate of Compliance Form - DOCX (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Forest Practices Act 1985 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Forest Practices Regulations 2017 Tasmania

Administering agency

Forest Practices Authority

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries

Forest Practices Authority

Tasmania
Operating address: 30 Patrick Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4090
Email: info@fpa.tas.gov.au
Website: Forest Practices Authority (Opens in new window)