You may require this approval if you intend to undertake activities in a departmental area. A departmental area is an area controlled by the Agency and includes certain waters, shores and seabeds. Certain marine areas have been placed under the control of the Agency for the purpose of regulating marine and port affairs and navigation.
Approval may be required to do the following activities in departmental areas:
- park a vehicle
- drive or ride a vehicle
- swim or dive into any waters
- permit an animal on a jetty
- erect an installation or structure on a departmental area or on departmental land for the purpose of carrying on the business of fuelling
- carry on the business of fuelling.
Please be aware that you will not require this approval for the installation or use of a fuelling installation if you hold a licence under jetty legislation. If you intend to use departmental land for community activities or commercial development, you may also require a lease.
Please initially consult the Contact Officer to determine whether your proposed activity is in a departmental area and requires this approval.