Approval to Exceed Noise Standards - Western Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to conduct an activity that exceeds the noise standard. Noise regulations set standards for maximum levels of noise that may be legally generated by certain activities.

This approval may be used to authorise excess noise generated on other premises, such as factories, power plants, or mines.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for approval, the Agency must be satisfied that approving your activity would be an appropriate means of regulating the noise.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

The fee payable to assess your application will be estimated by the Agency. The maximum fee they may charge is $100 000. You must pay the fee before your application is assessed.

Apply Licence All $5000.00

Annual noise monitoring fee. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Environmental Protection Act 1986 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Environmental Regulation

Contact details

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