Consent to Develop or Undertake Works on Marine or Coastal Crown Land - Victoria


You will need this consent to use, develop or work on marine or coastal Crown land. Marine and coastal Crown land is generally the area between the outer limit of Victorian coastal waters and 200 metres inland of the high-water mark of the sea, to a depth of 200 metres below the surface of that land.

In some cases, consent may have already been given for low-impact works. These include existing uses and works such as pest plant and animal eradication, maintenance works to existing structures, works to fences and emergency works.

If you believe your proposal falls into this category or need further information, please contact the department for advice.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


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Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Act(s) name

Marine and Coastal Act 2018 Victoria

Lodgement process


You will need to submit the following information with your application:

  • the location of the proposed use / development / works
  • detailed plans if development is proposed
  • justification for the proposed use / development / works
  • how the use / development / works is to be undertaken
  • details of the impact the use / development / works will have
  • the community's view of the proposal.

If you require any further information, please contact the Department.

Approval time

Once an application form is accepted, the Minister (or delegate) must make a decision within 60 business days.

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Contact details

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