Marine Farming Lease - Tasmania

Description

You will need to hold a marine farm lease If you intend to operate a water-based marine farm. Leases may be granted within marine farming zones described in Marine Farming Development Plans.

Generally, leases may be allocated through a tender process at the time that a new Marine Farming Development Plan is established or can be purchased from an existing lease holder.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Marine farming operations can only take place in marine farming lease areas or authorised land-based facilities.

All marine farming operations must be licensed. All non-finfish farming licences include environmental conditions to ensure that marine farming operations are sustainable and do not have an unacceptable impact on the marine environment.

Duration

Up to 30 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fee information is on the attached forms.

Act(s) name

Marine Farming Planning Act 1995 Tasmania

Application process

Apply

Due to the extensive nature of the application process, please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Water and Marine Resources

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:

Marine Farming Branch

Water and Marine Resources

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Tasmania
Operating address: Lands Building
Level 3
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO Box 44
Hobart
7001
Phone: 1300 368 550
Email: mfops@dpipwe.tas.gov.au
Website: Sea Fishing and Aquaculture (Opens in new window)